+254737037143 info@alohaexpeditions.com
+254737037143 info@alohaexpeditions.com

Going the extra mile

I was 20 and had just finished my first degree when I aksed my father’s advice on how to approach the world of work. He had a long and distinguished career in the Indian Army and rose to become commander-in-chief of a million men. He was a soldier’s soldier and his men adored him. His manner was strict and firm, but he was very friendly. He appreciated and trusted people and gave then freedom.

“Come and see me in my office if you want to talk to me about work” he said. So I made an appointment with his ADC and went to see him. He had a huge office and I felt very small.

“You are starting out and you will be given a lot of tasks to fulfil” he said. “The first thing is always to do something to the best of your ability. Then the second time you do it, give it that little bit extra”. What he was saying was: “Take the initiative; be innovative; be creative. Always go the extra mile.”

Source: Karan Bilimoria, founder and chief executive of Cobra Beer, speaking to Sheridan Winn for “Business Life”.

Leave a Reply

About Us

Aloha Expeditions is the best responsible travel & tours company based in Westlands Nairobi kenya specializing in budget & luxury safaris to Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Uganda, Rwanda and other global destinations. We are inspired by Aloha Wanderwell of Wanderwell Expedition (First woman to drive around the world in a Ford).

Partnerships

We are using cookies to give you the best experience. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in privacy settings.
AcceptPrivacy Settings

  • Our website uses cookies

Our website uses cookies

error: Content is protected !!