For corporate leaders, the challenge is to find new ways of doing things. Smart Leadership: Insights for CEOs presents twelve CEOs who have done just that, and set new benchmarks for growth and performance in their respective industry in the process. More outstandingly, whether it is Kumar Mangalam Birla, N.R. Narayana Murthy, Rahul Bajaj or K.V. Kamath, they have shown how such growth can be sustained, year after year, even as the business environment becomes, in the words of one CEO, 'ferociously competitive, rapidly changing and fluid' In this compact but insightful book, Gita Piramal and Jennifer Netarwala draw insights from these CEOs, heading companies as diverse as Lijjat papad to Tata Consultancy Services, on how they accomplished their goals in such a competitive environment, and what others can learn from them. They come up with lessons on some of the core aspects of leadership: decision-making, building teams, nurturing talent, managing change, and an unwavering focus on growth. Indian companies are today grappling with the challenge of moving up to the next level of competition?one where an organization has a demand for its product or service anywhere in the world. Smart Leadership offers practical tips on effecting that transformation for executives at all levels.