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Winning Stroke: Interview With Thammaiah BN, Managing Director, Kelly Services India

In an interview, Thammaiah BN, Managing Director, Kelly Services India opens up about his personal preferences, life and much more

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If not in the current profession, you would be?
Maybe a doctor. As a kid, I wanted to be the one to remove the pain from people. It’s a noble profession.

One tune you always hum.
Actually, I don’t hum one tune. I hum something that’s catchy and changes with time. But I do have a line that I keep telling myself when the going gets tough “ I can make this happen”.

One book to read when you want to motivate yourself.
I have seen different books motivate me at different times. More so, short stories of human spirit. Most recently I was very motivated by “The Daffodil Principle by Jaroldeen Asplund”.

One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most.
Pursue excellence and success will chase you --- Three Idiots. 

The place you never been to and always want to go.
The moon.

An animal that signifies you & why?
I would actually prefer a bird signifying freedom, space, peace, and creativity.

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with:
Marvel or DC: DC
Batman or Superman: Superman
Tom or Jerry: Jerry!
Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv: Super Commando 

If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?
Shahrukh Khan

Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
Hard work. Hard work eventually leads to luck. 

One best decision you ever made. 
Believing we have the power to change things …… with a bit of help from God !

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life. 
Run it from the head and filter it through the heart!

Whose advise you seek when in dilemma? 
My Wife

What has been your biggest achievement? 
Making a few people smile.

One thing that you want to change in yourself. 
Worry less about tomorrow!

A line said by your close one that you never forget? 
When my kids mentioned that they think am a good father.

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Jeet Sharma

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