About: Venkatesh Maheshwari
Management & Life Lessons from Mt. Everest
Venki – Venkatesh Maheshwari is a senior corporate professional like most of you and has worked in the retail industry globally for over 27 years. However besides his corporate life, Venki pursued his passion and childhood dream to summit Mt Everest along with his corporate role as a business leader making him amongst a couple of others from corporate India leadership level to summit Mt Everest.
Venki shares his experience and journey to the top of the world as a corporate project, which has its elements of Planning, Preparation & Execution. He talks about his strategy & approach and maps the learnings to our corporate and personal lives to not only make us better leaders and managers, but also a better human beings.
He has been thrilling audiences with his presentation and talk detailing the climb. It has been highly appreciated by the audience as they get a firsthand account of the challenge of a high mountain climb is at every stage . Venki talks about what one can do to physically and mentally to prepare. He also talks about physical well-being and the importance of being healthy at workplace.
Some of the messages include “No Shortcuts to the Top”, “Keep somethings to yourself”, “What is mental strength and how do you acquire it”, “Backing up is not same as backing down”, “Storms are Temporary”, “ Team Management & Delegation”, “Work life balance” and many others linked with a perspective of a corporate mountaineer.
Some of the clients where Venki has engaged are HDFC Bank, DHL, Tata Group, Credit Suisse, Ernst & Young, Hindalco, UltraTech Cements, CapGemini, Landmark Group, Boston Consulting Group, Dell Inc and many leading companies.
Venki has lived in many countries, a naturalized Canadian citizen now residing in Mumbai. He continues to follow his passion for the mountains and pursues his climbing expeditions even.