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Dreaming With Your Eyes Open is a companion podcast to the best selling book "Dream With Your Eyes Open" written by one of India’s most successful first-generation entrepreneurs, philanthropist and pioneer of the media industry- Mr. Ronnie Screwvala. On this podcast series, Ronnie shares his vast entrepreneurial experience and takeaways from each chapter with Amit Doshi, founder of IVM podcasts along with relevant updates since the book was written.

Dreaming With Your Eyes Open is a companion podcast to the best selling book "Dream With Your Eyes Open" written by one of India’s most successful first-generation entrepreneurs, philanthropist and pioneer of the media industry- Mr. Ronnie Screwvala. On this podcast series, Ronnie shares his vast entrepreneurial experience and takeaways from each chapter with Amit Doshi, founder of IVM podcasts along with relevant updates since the book was written.
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Dreaming With Your Eyes Open is a companion podcast to the best selling book "Dream With Your Eyes Open" written by one of India’s most successful first-generation entrepreneurs, philanthropist and pioneer of the media industry- Mr. Ronnie Screwvala. On this podcast series, Ronnie shares his vast entrepreneurial experience and takeaways from each chapter with Amit Doshi, founder of IVM podcasts along with relevant updates since the book was written.

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@IVMPodcasts

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English


Episodes

Ep. 08: Avoiding the Intelligence Trap & the Risk of Global Expansion

6/10/2019
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On episode 8 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the mistake of playing it safe to avoid failure, the intelligence trap and how entrepreneurs are susceptible to it, calibrating the worst case scenarios, lessons from his failure in home shopping network, the risk of going global without perfecting local customer experience and leading from the front. Follow Ronnie on twitter @RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala...

Duration:00:15:24

Ep. 07: Inflection Points and their effect on Scaling

6/3/2019
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On episode 7 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the pursuit of inflection points, understanding the size of the markets and the importance of brand in creating scale. They also touch upon hiring a workforce on a project basis versus hiring full time and the pros and cons that go with it. Follow Ronnie on twitter @RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:...

Duration:00:13:19

Ep. 06: The Outsider's Perspective

5/27/2019
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On episode 6 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the benefits and challenges of being an outsider in an established industry, maintaining long term and short term business relationships, the ethos of a brand and staying your ground in a David-Goliath situation when you're dealing with a business giant. He cites examples of his interactions with Disney and Sony for this point. Follow Ronnie on twitter @RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of...

Duration:00:16:25

Ep. 05: Clear Communication - A Necessity

5/20/2019
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"When you're asked a question give an answer not a lecture." On episode 5 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to IVM podcasts founder Amit Doshi about the importance of clear communication. They start off the conversation by discussing how smart phones have meddled the art of direct and clear communication and how the idea of constantly staring at our devices is making us arrogant. Ronnie then elaborates on how clear communication in meetings and one on one makes for a healthy...

Duration:00:10:17

Ep. 04: Opporunity first, Luck later

5/13/2019
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"If you have a holistic view of the business then you don't need to know the technicality." On episode 4 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to IVM podcasts founder Amit Doshi about why he ventured into the laser toothbrush business in the 80's, how inexperience can work in your favour when starting a business, the value of curiosity, factors to keep in mind when appointing co-founders and the role of logic and intuition in decision making. Follow Ronnie on twitter...

Duration:00:15:14

Ep. 03: Risk, Reward and Entrepreneurship

5/6/2019
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"You cannot be an entrepreneur if you're not ready to face the consequences of your actions." On this episode, Ronnie Screwvala talks to Amit Doshi about growing up in a lower-middle-class family, his thirst for entrepreneurship in college and how the ability to take calculated risks helped him shape his entrepreneurial journey. They also run through the chapter summary highlighting the power of humour during your worst adversities and confronting fear. Follow Ronnie on twitter...

Duration:00:13:34

Ep. 02: The Importance of Failure

4/29/2019
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"One does not have to hold on to a failed venture for dear life, what you need is your reservoir of confidence that you haven't failed even though the venture may have failed." On episode 2 of 'Dreaming With Your Eyes Open' Ronnie Screwvala talks to Amit Doshi about why stories of failures are way more interesting than stories of successes. He starts off by briefly mentioning an anecdote from new year's eve which made him look at things from a different perspective, how failure of a venture...

Duration:00:14:03

Ep. 01: Quality of A First Generation Entrepreneur

4/22/2019
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"In the final analysis, there are successes. But in the process of things, there are ultimate amount of failures." What made Ronnie Screwvala write a book? What is Ronnie's entrepreneurial chronology? On the first episode of Dreaming With Your Eyes Open, Ronnie and Amit Doshi talk about the inception of Ronnie's entrepreneurial journey from selling toothbrushes, to setting up a cable network to finally founding UTV. They also update events since the book was written and talk about the...

Duration:00:17:32

Ep. 00: Introduction

4/15/2019
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Dreaming With Your Eyes Open is a companion podcast to the best selling book "Dream With Your Eyes Open" written by one of India’s most successful first-generation entrepreneurs, philanthropist and pioneer of the media industry- Mr. Ronnie Screwvala. On this podcast series, Ronnie shares his vast entrepreneurial experience and takeaways from each chapter with Amit Doshi, founder of IVM podcasts along with relevant updates since the book was written. You can listen to this show and other...

Duration:00:02:09