Mar 15, 2017

The Outliers 9: Subroto Bagchi on how overachievers are their own best friends and worst enemies

Subroto Bagchi, cofounder of Mindtree and head of the Odisha Skill Development Authority, shares the important lessons he's learnt from life.

BYPankaj Mishra

This week in Outliers, Pankaj Mishra talks to Subroto Bagchi, cofounder of Mindtree, an Indian IT services, consulting and digital solutions company with operations across the world. Bagchi currently heads the Odisha state government’s skill development authority.
In this podcast, Bagchi talks about the important lessons he’s learnt from life, and says you shouldn’t fret about where you’re headed in your journey. He also says overachievers are their own best friends and worst enemies, and emphasises on the importance of the power to “receive” (learnings, criticism).
Tune into the podcast to listen to the entire conversation.
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Pankaj Mishra is a writer of FactorDaily.