Jamshedpur, March 8: As part of XLRI Leadership Talk on International Women’s Day, PGDM-GM – Class of 2016 invited Sheela Shenoy to share expert insight on how to innovate at workplace in the 21st century. Shenoy is an associate partner at IBM and is handling banking and financial services for the company’s Asia Pacific region.
Shenoy shared her humble beginning and how she confronted adversaries in life to be one of leading female leader in corporate world.
Shenoy started the session by highlighting the importance of change and continual learning in Life. She stressed upon constant self-review of one’s career and keeping a check on the progress in order to achieve Goals in life. In order to be successful, she advised students to keep themselves aware of latest changes and the latest technologies in the market and prepare themselves to keep abreast of new changes in business model.
Her mantra for a “Career Balance Sheet” was applauded loud by the general management participants at XLRI.
Answering to a query from the female audience, Shenoy talked about the challenges faced by women in corporate world and how to overcome them. She gave wonderful advice that no one should react abruptly, but respond after pondering over the issue.
“Key takeaways from the XLRI Leadership Talk were how to reinvent in continuous changing business world and how to prepare themselves for leadership role post MBA,” said Nitish Bhardwaj, PR & Branding Manager PGDM-GM 2016 Batch, XLRI, in a press communiqué released on Tuesday.