Multinational brands, especially those with successful legacies, often struggle in emerging countries.
Every good business story has a conflict and triumph at the core and a turning point where a transformation takes place.
On the professional side, I derive great happiness and energy by solving tough business and organisational problems - even taking on tough meetings with customers.
I know that my day wouldn't be nearly as streamlined or productive if it weren't for my team - a team that begins with my Executive Assistant.
I don't like to get too caught up in habits because too much structure can stifle creativity. But there are a few habits that make us more productive and are healthy to work into every workweek, if not every day. I love to start the day with a workout - even just a run on the treadmill while catching up on the morning headlines.
Whether you lead an early-stage startup or a well-established company, it is critical to challenge yourself and your team to prepare for the next disruptive force - be it a shift in the market, a new consumer trend, or a competing innovation.