Do you know which business leader plays a game of Sudoku every night before going to bed?
Never uses a computer to write important thoughts?
Likes to stand and work?
In Working Out of the Box Aparna Piramal Raje gives us an intimate peek into 40 progressive leaders by exploring the connections between their work spaces and their work styles. Capturing quirks, individual styles of working, motivations, and LEADERSHIP traits, and tracing the patterns exhibited by these leaders, she unravels their defining qualities and explains how it reflects in their work spaces. Divided into four sections- personal energy, organizational capital, brand values, environment and sustainability-based each on an intangible asset, the book gives us an insight into what makes these CEOs tick and how they manage their most valuable assets.
About the Author
Aparna Piramal Raje
writes regularly on business and design, workplaces, cities and urbanization for Mint, India’s second largest business daily, and UK’s Financial Times Weekend, a leading global publication. She has also co-authored a comprehensive report on the Indian design industry for the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and has worked as a television anchor for a leading business news channel. Aparna was previously CEO of BP Ergo, one of India's largest office furniture companies, and has also worked with VIP luggage, one of India’s best-known consumer brands. She currently serves on the board of Kokuyo Camlin, one of India’s largest stationery companies. She completed an MBA from Harvard Business School and read economics, politics and philosophy at Oxford University. She lives in Mumbai with her husband and their two sons.