Wednesday Wisdom: Nirmala Sitharaman is an Inspiration. Here Are 4 Things You Can Learn From Her

Stay tuned to get every day updates in 60 seconds

By
You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.

The first female Defence Minister of India after Indira Gandhi, Nirmala Sitharaman is a true inspiration for women all over the world. Here are 4 things you can learn lady of the hour:

1. Clarity

Even when the entire Parliament was resonating with hoots of leaders in opposition, Sitharaman didn’t lose her calm and took her time to explain the situation to everyone present in the house.

2. Leadership

Taking the onus of responsibility while addressing the concerns of subordinates is what a true leader stands for and Sitharaman has gracefully dealt with the complaints that have come her way like one.

3. Respect Your Opponents

Rafale deal has been a point of controversy for a very long time. The opponent has been slandering the ruling party publically but the Defence Minister never said back anything until the matter was brought to parliament. This shows her respect for the opponents.

4. Never Back Down Attitude

The entire Rafale fiasco has proved that Nirmala Sitharaman is not a lady to bow down easily. Be it the opposition targeting the deal or HAL Staff Union challenging her authority, she has fiercely responded every time with grace.

Here's the "news that entrepreneurs can use". Know what's trending in the Indian business world in 60 seconds.

Latest

This Doctor Uses Machine Learning to Identify Overlooked Causes of Infertility

The founder of Pregmune shares how his company is revolutionizing the treatment of fertility care.

The Four Tools Every Entrepreneur Must Implement to Grow Revenue and Save Time

Matt Gartland breaks down all the tools you need, and how much you should spend on them

Epic Investor Fail: Why These Entrepreneurs Got Thrown Out Of Our Boardroom

Don't miss this tense, new 'Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch' episode. Watch now!

What Is an Organic Growth Formula, and How Can It Help Your Business?

Lexie Smith started doing PR when she was 18 years old, and now she's teaching entrepreneurs around the world how to grow their businesses.

This Is Your Brain on Junk Food

In this video, we reveal what really happens to your brain when you eat junk food and how it could alter your cognitive performance for the worse.

How to Create an Authentic Brand

Branding expert Cloe Luv shares what she believes are the most important elements of authentic branding.

She Flew Around the World to Make This 60-Second Pitch

In the season 7 premiere of 'Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch,' the stakes could not be higher for one entrepreneur.

Top 4 Biohacking Secrets to Superhuman Focus

In this video, we answer the question, "Do smart drugs really work?"

This Entrepreneur Is Trying to Reinvent Big Data With Decentralized Networks and Cryptocurrency

The founder and CEO of Constellation Network talks about his company's five-year plan and where blockchain technology is headed.

The 3 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Bringing a Partner Into Their Business

Keba Konte of Red Bay Coffee shares his best advice for entrepreneurs seeking partnerships.

This Entrepreneur Shares What You Can Do to Nail Your Investor Pitch Deck

Corporate Storyteller Donna Griffit explains how to construct the perfect investor pitch deck and shares tips for founders on how to prepare for meetings with investors.

Pat Flynn Explains How to Build and Monetize Your Online Audience

Learn how you can build a valuable online audience, even if you're an introvert.

Is Your Diet Making You Depressed?

In this video, you'll learn about five ways your diet is making you depressed, and how the right diet can help you heal.

Discover Entrepreneur Series

Whether you need advice on how to get your business off the ground or you’re just looking for inspiration, our video series have something for everyone. Browse our library below to find a series that speaks to you and your interests.

  • THEIR JOURNEY. Your decision. An original docuseries streaming weekly on Entrepreneur.com premiering Fall 2021!
  • Your favorite pitch show is back with new entrepreneurs pitching Entrepreneur's investors.
  • Host Nicole Walters interviews small business founders to discuss their unique challenges and experiences running and growing a business. 
  • Jessica Abo covers the causes people care about, the powerful work they do and how they got to where they are in the first place.
  • Bestselling author, Ben Angel, takes his audience on a journey into the entrepreneurial mind to uncover why we do what we do through his powerful short films and educational videos so you can unleash your ideas and potential.
  • Watch our staff interview top entrepreneurs and report on location in these Entrepreneur.com exclusive videos.