Master’s in Business Analytics: Maharshi Dutta, Purdue University (Krannert)

Student Name: Maharshi Dutta

Graduate Business School: Purdue University Krannert School of Management

Describe Yourself In 15 Words: A data enthusiast who is a problem solver, collaborator and a leader in the making.

Master’s Graduation Class: 2020.

Undergraduate School and Major: Aligarh Muslim University, Bachelor of Civil Technology.

Current Employer and Job Title: Deutsche Bank, Assistant Vice President.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far:  There are a few I can talk about, like striking my first project proposal with my client prior to joining Purdue while working for Tata Consultancy Services, which helped the client reduce operational cost by almost $1.5-2 M, or getting my admit into Purdue in Business Analytics and Information Management (BAIM) and working with data, which was always intriguing to me. However, my proudest accomplishment would be when I got my job as an Assistant Vice President at Deutsche Bank, in a field

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Inspirational Quotes: Christopher Plummer, Becky Hammon, Sonia Sotomayor And Others

Read inspirational quotes about paying attention to others, maintaining humor and pushing yourself to look at the bright side of your life.


Christopher Plummer On Perspective

Never forget your sense of humor.

Christopher Plummer, actor

Becky Hammon On Awareness

I just think there’s a real art in listening. I need to listen.

Becky Hammon, basketball coach

Sonia Sotomayor On Positive Thinking

I have never, ever focused on the negative of things. I always look at the positive.

Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Justice

Ulysses S. Grant On Character

The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.

Ulysses S. Grant, 18th U.S. President

Jonathan Swift On Imagination

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.


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What the business world needs now more than ever is extreme humanism

Tom Peters‘ first book In Search of Excellence, which became a bestseller, was published in 1982. It sold 3 million copies in its first four years, and was the most widely held monograph in the United States from 1989 to 2006. It reshaped global business thinking and has been anointed time and again as “the best business book ever.” Twenty books and thirty-nine years later, Tom is still at the forefront of the “management guru industry” he single-handedly invented.


Tom Peters is recipient of Thinkers 50 lifetime achievement award.

Tom’s 20th book, Excellence Now: Extreme Humanism, was released in March 2021. Tom repeatedly says that he does not understand why this straightforward, “not rocket science” message, which he has been ranting and raving about for 43 years, seems to be so hard to grasp — but he will continue to “sell” these timeless ideas “until his last breath.”

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Newtek Business Services Corp. Increases its 2021 Annual Dividend Forecast to a Range of $2.40 to $2.90 per Share Nasdaq:NEWT

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Newtek Business Services Corp., (Nasdaq: NEWT), an internally managed business development company (“BDC”), today announced that it is increasing its 2021 annual dividend forecast to a range of $2.40 to $2.901 per share, from the previous 2021 annual dividend forecast range of $2.00 to $2.50 per share. The midpoint of the 2021 annual dividend forecast range would represent an approximate 29% increase over the 2020 annual dividend.

Barry Sloane, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said, “After what had been an unprecedented year, and one of the most challenging in our 23-year operating history, I am pleased to say that we are extremely positive about the year ahead and feel that we are well positioned to capture market opportunities. As such, we are forecasting a record annual dividend for 2021 in the range of $2.40 to $2.90 per share,

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