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Personal Growth Strategies with HBS Alum Ravi Kyasaram

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Three Guaranteed Take-Aways from the Session

  1. What is a personal growth strategy, and why is it important?

  2. How do you build your personal growth strategy?

  3. What resources are available to help execute personal growth strategies?

Description: An early to mid career manager is the most critical talent any organization can have. These managers work with every function that there could be in an organization - sales, operations, finance, technology, service, to name a few. Therefore, a successful manager makes an entire organization supremely successful. In addition, the ability to don different hats to have meaningful conversations with peers from all parts of the organization and align with the overarching strategy determines the success of the manager. My expertise in building growth strategies at three large organizations, all about 100 years or older, and an immersive MBA from Harvard that exposed me to over 500 other businesses have taught me many lessons. I am excited to pay it forward. These lessons are equally important for an entrepreneur or anyone who is not directly involved in a business.

Introducing Ravi

Ravi Kyasaram has deep expertise in formulating and executing Growth Strategies. He is Director of Growth and Technology at Edward Jones in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. Previously, Ravi worked with Emerson where he was responsible for Growth Strategy for various parts of the organization. He joined Emerson in 2015 after his MBA and worked in the Corporate Planning division where he supported the Emerson leadership to build strategies around M&A for both Emerson Corporate and various business units within Emerson.

Prior to Emerson and his MBA, Ravi was a part of India’s biggest conglomerate, the Tata Group. He was a member of TAS, Tata Group’s leadership development program. As a part of TAS, Ravi worked in different industries, ranging from Automobiles (Tata Motors) to Steel (Tata Steel) to Agri Business (Tata Africa) to building Defense Electronics (Nova). He worked in India and Africa. Ravi is an Industrial Engineer from Punjab Engineering College and has an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is passionate about empowering young managers and helping them realize their full potential.