Simply Fly: A Deccan Odyssey [Gopinath, Captain G.R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This tells of the journey of a boy from a remote. Book Extract: Simply Fly by Captain GR Gopinath. ET Bureau|. Jan 15, , AM IST. 0Comments. Vijay Mallya welcomed me and straightaway offered . Simply Fly: A Deccan Odyssey by Captain G.R. Gopinath*. N. Ravichandran. Gopinath, G. R. (). Simply Fly: A Deccan Odyssey: Collins Business, New.

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As he looked for some purpose in his life, by strange turn of events, he decided to become a farmer on some barren land allotted to his family as compensation for displacement by the government, for construction of a dam adjoining his village. Captain Gopinath is the best living example for that. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. They left the trees alone. In he co-founded Deccan Aviation, a charter helicopter service. We faced an acute HR shortage.

The sheer audacity of thinking big and aiming big is a striking ssimply. Their basic pay plus various allowances put together worked out to an emolument higher than that offered by Jet Airways.

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He lived, breathed, and obsessed over his ideas and visions and this single-minded devotion is a personality trait that one would love to emulate. Jul 14, Simply Fly is the story of a village boy, who rose from riding caprain bullock cart to owning an airline.

I posed the question: The only reason I have deducted 2 stars is because the book is written in the style of Richard Branson’s autobiography ‘Losing My Virginity’. The transition from school life to military life, followed by scrutiny of events that cover each phase that is so eloquently articulated, in great detail.

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Vijay Mallya had clearly mandated to his recruiters: Gopinath took from the time of leaving army, like getting into agriculture, silk-farming, Bike distributorship, politics and eventually into aviation, pioneering the low-cost flying in India. Professionals struggle with letting people go, but entrepreneurs don’t as much, says Shaadi. Never miss a great news story! Just a moment while vly sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Mar 29, Gopinath has dealt with a host of issues from organic farming to business management. He also inspires readers to maintain the delicate thread of ecological balance which is fast eroding, especially in the metros. Well, he never looked back again. All employeesregardless of rank and function, got a load factor allowance every month. Its truly an inspiring read, we can understand the passion,grit of Mr. He is master weaver who has ggopinath a fascinating tapestry out his life’s story.

Work done in the first five months gave Paytm a strong foundation, says founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma. After 3 years of rigorous training, Gopinath completed education from the NDA.

Book Extract: Simply Fly by Captain GR Gopinath

If they pushed up the load factorthey would get a higher allowance. This is how your business succeeds. Both had to fight bureaucratic hurdles in establishing their airlines.

In fact, the author strongly recommends that the reader shou Very interesting to read. After school, he earned a commission in the Indian Army, earning the rank of Captain. This book exemplifies a positive example to all the indian entrepreneurs who wish to launch their businesses in India. The problem with captains was far worse.

Book Review: Simply Fly – A Deccan Odyssey by Captain Gopinath

Its simply a flying journey by a man born in middle class family, joined army, trekked in USA, started farming, small entrepreneur to founder one of the best low cost airlines in the country.

Captain makes it very clear in the foreword itself catain this book is everything but that. He took early retirement from Indian Army, at the age of Founder of Air Deccan”. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload gopniath video. Help us fill the void.

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