Wisdom Whispers with Abhishek Mittal

Wisdom Whispers with Abhishek Mittal

Wisdom Whispers is an initiative to support budding professionals with invaluable insights and practical advice directly from seasoned corporate professionals. We will invite guests from varied backgrounds and seek their opinion on topics which can bridge the gap between academic knowledge and real-world application. Abhishek Mittal is a seasoned M&A professional with over 17 years of experience in management consulting. He has worked on multi-billion dollar deals across various industries and geographies, leading and managing teams of consultants. He has also taught at one of India’s top business schools, sharing his practical knowledge with aspiring leaders. Abhishek has a wide range of skills and specializes in M&A operations, such as project and program management, operating model design, process improvement, synergy analysis, and operational due diligence. He is a trusted advisor and thought leader known for his excellence and strategic vision.

Episodes

May 23, 2024 38 mins

In this episode of Wisdom Whispers, host Abhishek Mittal sits down with Ankit Gupta, a seasoned professional with 15 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, and post-deal integrations. Ankit shares his journey from engineering to finance to consulting. They try to reason why consulting is attractive: busting myths about travel and long hours! Ankit speaks about the challenges and learning in consulting, highlighting skills...

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In this episode of Wisdom Whispers with Abhishek Mittal, we dive deep into the world of communication with guest Priyanka Naib, who brings nearly two decades of experience in editorial guidance, strategic communications, and coaching. With co-host Manya Jain, an English Honours student from Amity University, they explore Priyanka's career journey, shifting from reporting to professional services, and the skills essential for succee...

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In this episode of 'Wisdom Whispers with Abhishek Mittal', Abhishek delves into the diverse career opportunities within the media industry beyond conventional editorial roles, especially podcasting. Featuring Aditya Kuber, a seasoned media professional with over 24 years of experience, the conversation uncovers Aditya's journey from photography to digital media and to creating one of India's biggest podcasting companies, Bingepods....

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This episode features a deep dive into the career and insights of Anurag Mangla, a seasoned sustainability professional with over 15 years of experience. Anurag discusses his journey from engineering and business roles to leading sustainability efforts at global firms. Highlighting the importance of sustainability in business, he defines the concept and its pillars - Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG). The conversation cover...

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In this podcast episode, Abhishek Mittal talks with Jaya Agarwal about the IT industry. Jaya has 23 years of experience in ERP implementation and project management. She shares her journey from finance to IT, highlighting the importance of soft skills and adapting to different cultures. Jaya discusses teamwork, self-presentation, and overcoming language barriers. They also talk about documenting work, changing client needs, and Jay...

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In this episode of Wisdom Whispers, hosted by Abhishek Mittal, we dive into the inspiring journey of Anita Sachdeva, a renowned data science expert with nearly two decades of experience. The conversation unveils Anita's personal and professional evolution, from her initial love for mathematics to overcoming societal barriers and finally establishing herself in the field of analytics. Anita shares valuable insights on the importance...

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In this enriching episode of 'Wisdom Whispers' hosted by AB, guest Arvind Sukhija, a seasoned professional in sales, sales development, L&D, and recruitment with over 30 years of experience, shares his profound insights and personal journey. The discussion covers Arvind's unique nickname 'Airwind', his beliefs in life as a relay race, and the importance of giving to win. He delves into his career beginning, from starting as a s...

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There is a science to learning. Not only that, there is a science behind teaching too! As the new season is underway, let us get a deep dive into the world of 'Learning and Development'. Our host, Abhishek is joined by, Aditi Malhotra, Founder at Skills Infinitum. Aditi is an author, storyteller, and most importantly - a Life, Happiness and Art Coach. 

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March 15, 2024 27 mins

Do you use a to-do list? Yes? Good. 
But what about a calendar? 

In this unique episode of Wisdom Whispers, Abhishek breaks down the importance of scheduling. While it is important to know what you need to do, it is equally important to know when you need to do it.   

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You delivered a project. In time and of the highest quality. A celebration is in order. Right? As simple as it sounds, there is a lot to consider when you count your wins. Especially in a decades long professional career. We may even start by asking, why do we need to celebrate in the first place!?

In this episode of Wisdom Whispers, Abhishek chats with Rahul Todi and Jayant Jain. Both are Senior Managers at M&A Advisory firms...

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Are you ready to learn new skills and advance your career in the age of AI? In this episode of Wisdom Whispers, Abhishek chats with Navdeep Singh, who will share his insights and tips on how to embrace continuous learning and stay ahead of the curve. He is a business leader with 14 years of experience in fortifying digital landscapes with a special expertise in stakeholder management, mergers and acquisitions, digital transformatio...

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February 24, 2024 44 mins

What does it mean to have a solution mindset? If you think that's a simple question, think again. This once factor can skyrocket your career growth. In this episode of Wisdom Whispers, Abhishek chats with Kapil Somani. Kapil is associated with one of the largest banks in Europe providing strategy and product-related analytics & insights for the bank’s asset management business.

 

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February 15, 2024 38 mins

What is a book if not for concise information on a topic, in one place. More so, it is written in a way that the information can be easily downloaded. The benefits of reading can't be overstated. Not just for personal growth but also in our professional lives. In this episode of Wisdom Whispers, Abhishek chats with Amit Kumarr. A Book Coach & Founder, Readers Books Club.

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February 10, 2024 36 mins

Pivot is more of a state-of-mind to say, reasons our host Abhishek Mittal. What do you make of that? Interesting right? In this episode of Wisdom Whispers, Abhishek chats with Uttam Kumar, Founder at FrenzoPay. Uttam gives us incredible insights into how his career trajectory has been shaped and skyrocketed thanks to timely pivots.

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February 5, 2024 42 mins

Feedback is important, they say. But how important? And if it is important, shouldn't we make an concentrated effort to improve at this skill too? That’s exactly what you’ll get in this episode of Wisdom Whispers, the podcast where Abhishek Mittal interviews experts from different fields and shares their wisdom with you. In this episode, Abhishek chats with Shikha Goel Mittal, Director Data Science, Fortune 500 company. Shikha spea...

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How important is professionalism in order to have a successful career? What does it entail? Is it a skill that can be learnt? That’s exactly what you’ll get in this episode of Wisdom Whispers, the podcast where Abhishek Mittal interviews experts from different fields and shares their wisdom with you. In this episode, Abhishek chats with Joshua, Jiang Hao Ng, a Global Logistics Leader. Joshua shares his insights on how to how being ...

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What if you could learn the secrets of success from someone who has built a successful business from scratch? Someone who knows how to connect with people, create value, and achieve your goals? That’s exactly what you’ll get in this episode of Wisdom Whispers, the podcast where Abhishek Mittal interviews experts from different fields and shares their wisdom with you. In this episode, Abhishek chats with Ankit Kohli, the founder of ...

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