What do close friends and associates of Rajat Gupta, the former managing director of McKinsey & Co who is now facing charges in an insider trading case in the United States, think of him?
"He is a good man and I have full confidence that Rajat did not do anything wrong intentionally," says Pramath Raj Sinha, the founding dean of the Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business, which is seen as Gupta's brainchild.
You have the right to work, but never to the fruits thereof. Not only should you do your very best, but you have to do it with your best intention.
A quote from the Bhagavad Gita with which Gupta would end his Graduation Day speech every year while he was chairman of the ISB board. He quit in March this year after his name first figured in the Raj Rajaratnamowned Galleon Group insider trading scam
If you have a truly learning mindset you will learn from everything, and in fact you learn from unexpected things.
Whatever you are doing, you should think a little bit outside its boundaries. Don't contain yourself to doing your job well or even excellently.
What he told the ISB Class of 2009 on its Graduation Day on April 4, 2009