“It's important to be a good human in order to become a great professional”

Lalit Malik, CFO, Dabur India Limited shares thought on his personal life, why he loves finance and also about his keen interest in palmistry and numerology, among other things.

Philosophy: I have the power to create change, dream big, work hard, stay focussed
Political views: None
Vision for self: Dream big, work hard, stay focussed
First job: Philips India Limited
Why I love finance: Numbers talk to me
One career high: To be able to meet the challenge and having great pleasure in life by doing what people say you can’t do
My strongest skill in finance: To use numbers to make rational decisions
The most rewarding project/moment of my profession: International assignment for 2 years in USA
If I were to redo a project: None
One big mistake/failure I turned into an opportunity: Converting one mistake into opportunity and getting award and recognition for the success
The legacy I would like to leave behind: To live, to love, to learn and to leave
One unforgettable lesson I learnt: It's important to be a good human in order to become a great professional
India of my dreams: Leading spiritual path with happiness, peace  and prosperity in the world
Lesser known fact: In depth knowledge of palmistry and numerology
My eureka moment/epiphany (life-defining change): Introduction to Art of Living, Buddhism and yoga
The most memorable characters in my story (family, mentors, colleagues): My mentor
If I were to write a book it would be about: Learnings from successful people
When not playing numbers (hobbies): Meditation, yoga
How I de–stress: Yoga, meditation, exercise
What gives me hope for the future: Children

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