Yi Mysuru Chapter organises Coffee with CEO Series

Yi Mysuru Chapter organises Coffee with CEO Series

May 30, 2023

Former CEO of ArcelorMittal Vijay Bhatnagar sheds light on his entrepreneurial journey

Mysore/Mysuru: Young Indians (Yi) is a movement that aims to bring together Indian youth, allowing them to converge, lead, co-create and influence the future of India. It operates as an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a proactive Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) focused on India’s development process.

The Coffee with CEO Series, organised by Yi Mysuru, is an inspirational and interactive platform that facilitates engaging discussions among industry leaders, aspiring entrepreneurs and individuals from diverse backgrounds. The series offers valuable insights, networking opportunities and fosters meaningful connections. Through this initiative, members have the chance to learn from successful CEOs, gain industry expertise and broaden their horizons.

Recently, Yi Mysuru Chapter hosted a captivating session as part of the Coffee with CEO series, featuring Vijay Bhatnagar, former CEO of ArcelorMittal at JSS Science and Technology University, Mysuru.

During the session, Vijay Bhatnagar shared his wisdom on effective leadership and stressed the importance of having a clear vision. He highlighted the significance of inspiring and motivating teams, nurturing an innovative culture and promoting growth within organisations.

Additionally, he shared his personal entrepreneurial journey, shedding light on the challenges he encountered and the valuable lessons he learned along the way. His discussion emphasised the essential traits of resilience, adaptability and calculated risk-taking in achieving entrepreneurial success.

Furthermore, he underlined the significance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. He shared strategies he personally employs to ensure well-being while managing professional commitments. His insights revolved around the importance of self-care, efficient time management and setting boundaries to avoid burnout. Bhatnagar also provided valuable insights into future trends and opportunities within the industry. The Coffee with CEO session featuring Vijay Bhatnagar left all participants inspired and enriched with valuable insights. Members of Yi Mysuru gained new perspectives, practical knowledge and a renewed motivation to pursue their professional goals.

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Notable attendees at the event included Ankith Sonthalia, Chapter Chair, Yi Mysuru; S.R.S. Rahul, Co-Chair, K. Praveen, Co-Chair – Learning Vertical, Prathibha Rao, Chair – Rural Initiative Vertical, Bharath Gowda, Chair – YUVA, Dr. Pradeep, Past Chapter Chair, Gagan Ranka, Chair – Learning Vertical, Raghavendra Rao Mane, Chair – Health and Fitness Vertical and Abhinav Saiprakash, Member of Yi Mysuru.


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