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Welcome to
The Real Deal

 

The Real Deal is our in-house talk show where we do just what the name suggests - have open conversations on things that matter to us.

 

Let’s talk about Mental Health

Shobhana Raja, Nisaba Godrej and Dr. Amit Malik talk about the importance of being kinder to ourselves and taking care of our mental health to be able to show up better for ourselves, and for others.

Duration - 1:18:10
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About the speakers

Shobhana Raja

Shobhana Raja

General Manager - Strategy,
Godrej Consumer Products
 

Shobhana is a strong advocate for seeking therapy, having experienced its benefits in embracing her whole self.

Nisaba Godrej

Nisaba Godrej

Chairperson &
Managing Director,
Godrej Consumer Products

Nisa has dealt with depression and benefited from several years of therapy.

Dr. Amit Malik

Dr. Amit Malik

Founder & CEO,
InnerHour
 

Amit is a mental health professional with 20 years' experience.

 

Demystifying Sustainability and
Social Impact

Nisaba Godrej and Balram Singh Yadav are in conversation with Gayatri Divecha on why putting people and our planet alongside profits is so important at Godrej, and how the organisation will be building forward with hopeful realism.

Duration - 55:15
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Gayatri Divecha

Gayatri Divecha

Head - Good & Green,
Godrej Industries

Moderator

Nisaba Godrej

Nisaba Godrej

Chairperson &
Managing Director,
Godrej Consumer Products

Nisa believes businesses can truly drive large- scale, long-term impact as a result of innovation and putting people and planet alongside profits.

Balram Singh Yadav

Balram Singh Yadav

Managing Director,
Godrej Agrovet
 

According to Balram, mixing new technology with age-old tradition - especially when pioneered by organisations like ours - could be the answer to creating a greener world.

 

Our stand on the #MeToo movement

Parmesh Shahani, Nisaba Godrej and Balram Singh Yadav talk about Godrej’s stand on #MeToo, and the role of business in enabling a more diverse, equitable and inclusive world.

Duration - 28:12
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Parmesh Shahani

Parmesh Shahani

Head - Diversity & Inclusion,
Godrej Industries
 

Parmesh thinks #MeToo is an important inflection point for organisations, like Godrej, to reflect and enable a more inclusive world.

Nisaba Godrej

Nisaba Godrej

Chairperson &
Managing Director,
Godrej Consumer Products

Nisa firmly believes that the more businesses encourage diverse voices to flourish, the more they will innovate and grow.

Balram Singh Yadav

Balram Singh Yadav

Managing Director,
Godrej Agrovet
 

Balram and his team are working hard to build women’s leadership in the Indian agribusiness space.

 

Why Sales is important for your career

Sunil Kataria and Balram Singh Yadav speak to Tom Dawes about their personal experiences in Sales and how such roles help develop leadership skills that can come in handy at any stage of one's career.

Duration - 18:59
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Tom Dawes

Tom Dawes

Global Creative Director,
Godrej Consumer Products

Moderator

Sunil Kataria

Sunil Kataria

CEO - India & SAARC,
Godrej Consumer Products

In Sunil's experience, a role in Sales is the first leadership stint of one’s career - it is the first time one leads people with different profiles - and prepares oneself for more senior roles, later on.

Balram Singh Yadav

Balram Singh Yadav

Managing Director,
Godrej Agrovet

Balram believes one should grab the opportunity to do Sales when it presents itself, because the truth is, we are always selling something and communicating something to people.

 

How to make 360° feedback work for you

Nisaba Godrej and Shailesh Deshpande are in conversation with Tom Dawes on how and why 360° feedback serves as an important leadership development tool, in a rapidly growing organisation like ours.

Duration - 21:19
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About the speakers

Tom Dawes

Tom Dawes

Global Creative Director,
Godrej Consumer Products
 

Moderator

Nisaba Godrej

Nisaba Godrej

Chairperson &
Managing Director,
Godrej Consumer Products

Nisa thinks the most important thing about 360° feedback is what we individually do with it, it’s the growth mindset that you have when you receive that report.

Shailesh Deshpande

Shailesh Deshpande

Head - Learning &
Development,
Godrej Industries

Shailesh believes 360° feedback is very useful in a rapidly growing organisation like Godrej, where most roles and the context of every role changes so much, each year.