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MS VEERLE BEHETS
MS VEERLE BEHETS

Ms Veerle Behets, Managing Director, LeasePlan India Ltd, has been responsible for commencing and leading the company's India operations since April 1999. Ms Behets is a graduate of Roman Philology from Catholic University, Leuven. She received her Master's degree in Marketing Management from the University of Ghent. Here's her take on four questions from

Business Line

:

Two things that my education/training taught me.

To be successful in studies/work, besides having the basic intelligence, you need to plan and practise discipline.

Whatever you have learnt, whatever diploma you have earned, they don't make a difference unless you use your common sense.

Two things I learnt from my work/real life.

Most people prefer to go by rules and processes instead of using common sense.

People make the difference.

One quality I look for the most in a new recruit.

The eagerness to learn.

A book that I read recently.

FISH! Omnibus

, by Stephen C. Lundin, Harry Paul and John Christensen

60SecondsChief@gmail.com

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated August 7, 2006)
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