“Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath,” actor Michael Caine once famously said. Echoing Caine’s thoughts, author Jim Collins, in his book ‘Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t,’ likens companies to ducks paddling hard under the water just before taking flight.
“We have been in that mode for about 2 years now. Someone once told me, as you climb the ladder of growth, your horizon keeps changing. Our horizon is very different now from what it was a few years ago,” said Ashish Hemrajani, founder of BookMyShow, referring to Collins book.