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Dushyant Sukhija : The Secret to a Business Leader’s Success : New York Daily News

Alumnus Dushyant Sukhija MBA ’94 looks at the importance of continuous learning to successful business leaders in his latest piece for New York Daily News.

Alumnus Dushyant Sukhija, MBA ’94, recently wrote a piece emphasizing the importance of learning and adapting in the business world to become successful. He uses the example of Cisco, where he worked in the past, and points to what made it one of the greatest companies in the world. In the article, he also speaks about the fundamentals of the art of learning, and ties it back into some of Cisco’s core competencies.

An excerpt from the article:
For Cisco, being a leader in every market transition means following six critical competencies or CCs: prepare (for the future); listen (carefully to your customers and your people); learn (most importantly, capture the lessons for wider reuse); execute (flawlessly and tenaciously, carefully measuring the effectiveness of your performance along the way); and do it with one unwavering goal in mind — to lead in every market transition, to become the number one or two player in the selected markets.

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