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Amit Burman
Amit Burman

Amit Burman

Gen. Manager Legal



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Advice For New Professionals:
Pay attention to the culture. This is hugely important, and when new employees don't do it, they come across as tone-deaf. Observe how others act and you'll pick up a ton of information about cultural expectations,Be open to learning,Thank people who help you.Don't become part of a workplace clique
Growth Strategy:
To grow and develop you must serve and lead. Leading means doing. Serving means doing. Leading means finding problems then finding solutions.Serving means finding new needs then finding solutions to those needs. BEING a leader and servant means you are doing it on a daily basis.Growth is inevitable
Required Reading:
Law and Ethics in Educational Leadership,David L. Stader (Author)2. First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham 3. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen, 4. StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath, 5.48 Laws Of Power
Degrees That Matter:
Working Life Management:
The first thing to do is determine when you will work, and only work during those hours. If work spills over, you need to have the self-discipline to say,“I can pick this up in the morning.”The most common objection to this idea is that emergencies are constantly coming up,but possible to manage.
Other Thoughts:
Reaching a Zen-like state when working is not about being absolutely blissful. It’s a myth that monks walk around with fixed smiles on their faces.Some probably do, but most are like you and me. They have their ups and downs while working.But what they’ve learned to do is focus .
Changes In The Professional Environment:
I have started my career in 1987 with Standard Chartered it was then like a club with good balance of targets and rewards.Bank guided by Brit Culture. During 1995 the British culture converted to a changed culture impacted by Globalization . Concept of "Profit Centre" turned the bosse Crazy
Job Profile:
Manager, Retail Banking / H.R Manager / Manager H.R, Legal / General Manager Training / General Manager Legal
Career Profile:
Legal and compliance are my responsibilities. No sales target now, instead protection of Company's wider reputation and maintenance of global compliance are my objectives.
Done Differently:
I would have started my own consultancy much earlier
Plans For The Future:
Chairman of my Solicitor Firm
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