Vivek Jha, who has been the CEO of Nepal Life Insurance for six years, started his corporate journey as an auditor. Soon after acquiring his degree, he joined R Bajracharya & Co firm, working in the financial department, with the flexibility of working for various consultancy projects. He later joined NB Insurance Company, as DGM. After his experience in management, he joined Machhapuchchhre Bank as compliance and finance chief. In 2010, Jha had a breakthrough moment when he was offered the position with Nepal Life Insurance. In this interview with the Post’s Alisha Sijapati, Jha talks about team work and equity within an organisation and shares a few tips on leadership skills.

May 14 2018

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A brand is more than just a logo or a slogan

Starting out his career as a Physics instructor and a programme manager at a higher secondary school, Ashish Sigdel decided to throw caution to the wind by switching gears and becoming a business development manager instead. Starting out with Islington College and Innovate Nepal Group (ING) subsequently, Sigdel today presides over a team that is spread out over five different colleges; specialising on increasing the brand portfolio of the respective colleges.

May 07 2018

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Hospitality: A passion not profession

Having worked in the hospitality sector for 30 years, Abhinav Narsingh Rana is a veteran who has lived through the industry’s various ebbs and flows.

Apr 30 2018

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BRAND AND CUSTOMER: The perfect pair

Ahmed Dulla says he was never a bright student and once thought that becoming taxi driver would be his highest aspiration in life. Then, by happenstance, he stumbled upon footwear technology on the internet and enrolled into Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) in India. There on, he worked for several renowned international brands, such as Aldo and Zara, before returning to Kathmandu in 2012 to launch his own brand—Dulla Shoes.

Apr 23 2018

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Strictly business: The 3Ps of business: Product, placement & publicity

In 2009, Dilip Kundlia started his own skincare product line, Oshea Herbals, after gaining working knowledge with cosmetic brands in India. Oshea Herbals, an Indian cosmetic brand, which started its journey nine years ago, has a wide range of cosmetic products from skin care to colour cosmetics.

Apr 16 2018

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Having been in business for almost two decades, Himalayan White House is a familiar name in Kathmandu’s higher level education circuit.

Apr 09 2018

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Success comes with a price

Narottam Aryal, a graduate in Public Policy, never had plans of becoming an educator, but once he took the leap and embraced his part-time teaching job as a full-time career, there was no turning back.

Apr 02 2018

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Feel it, do it, live it

You are a busy man. How do you manage multitasking between home, business, and other aspects of your life?

Mar 26 2018

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You snooze, you lose

Banking is a challenging sector. What is your secret to managing the responsibilities on your shoulders? How do you cope with and overcome everyday obstacles that come your way?


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3cs: Character, competency, community

What’s your insight on Nepal’s working culture?

Mar 12 2018

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Bringing the world home

You’ve been associated with branding both local and international products in the market. What sorts of challenges are associated with promoting them?


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