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Harsh Realities

Written by: Harsh Mariwala,Ram Charan
Narrated by: Shernaz Patel
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Publisher's Summary

Breaking away from the shackles of family-run Bombay Oils Industries Ltd, Harsh Mariwala founded Marico in 1987. Today, the homegrown Marico is a leading international FMCG giant which recorded an annual turnover of over Rs 8000 crore last year. Their products, like Parachute, Nihar Naturals, Saffola, Set Wet, Livon and Mediker, are market leaders in their categories. 

This is the story of grit, gumption, and growth, and of the core values of trust, transparency, and innovation which have brought the company to its current stature. Co-authored by leading management thinker and guru Ram Charan, Harsh Realities is a much-awaited business book by an innovative and clear-headed leader who built a highly professional, competitive business from the ground up.

©2021 Harsh Mariwala and Ram Charan (P)2021 Random House Audio

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Corporate presentation!!!!

The narration is very robotic and makes this biography sound like a text to speech version of a corporate presentation.

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walking the talk Enterprenur!

Extraordinary story of a multi-disciplinary Enterprenur. A pioneer of culture led competitive advantage. A David who took on Goliath with a consious strategy & firm belief.

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Super Inspiring content

It highlights the journey and struggles of building a world class organization and is a must for a budding entrepreneur

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A Journey to Learn From

Thank you for sharing for me personally this book is a validation towards the ideology that I follow and imbibe.

A book I will keep going back too 🙏🏽

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An engaging story

Loved the story of how Mr Harsh traversed through the ups and downs of transforming Marico. Would highly recommend to listen/read this book.

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A life well lived

Lot of inputs for family run organisations - to professionalize and keep the company ball rolling.

Work life Balance - Which is the need of the hour.

Sometimes you Win - Sometimes you lose and learn!

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Exceptional success story

lots of learning and exceptional struggle story. would recommend to one and all to go for this book

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Good business insights

it is Very good Business book. PDF mentioned missing should add to get full value I felt.

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Indian Hero

This story is from India of an Indian and he built a company in India for the world, it’s worth every minutes spent.

All biographies are reality + fiction - I was able to learn a lot which as an entrepreneur will come damn handy both in my real life and may be in the story I batate tomorrow.

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inspiring life journey

this is a really inspiring peice of work and is a must read for anyone interested in the right things to do in Indian corporate environment. hats off!!

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