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When Spicejet was in a tough spot last year, the airline's then COO Sanjiv Kapoor often recalled a line from one of John Lennon’s tracks, "Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans." A Lennon fan, Kapoor and his team steered the airline out of trouble. In the process, Kapoor and his employees developed a bond, which only a crisis can bring about. After further steadying Spicejet with two good quarters, Kapoor quit his job and joined the Indian airline industry’s latest entrant, Vistara. Currently, he is on gardening leave, recharging his batteries before his new assignment. ETPanache caught up with the Delhi-based Kapoor when he was in Mumbai for a day. He flew to the city on Vistara. "They (cabin and ground staff) treated me like I was family," Kapoor says. "I was pleasantly surprised because I didn’t think they would know I was on board. They really made me feel warm and welcome." He was to return to Delhi on Spicejet, where he’s … [Read more...] about Pink Floyd helped me deal with the worst: Vistara’s Sanjiv Kapoor
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Fundraising is a small portion of the total school funding picture — after all, the best estimate of $380 million is less than 1 per cent of the $43.7 billion spent on funding public schools in the same year — so this may be why it slips under the radar. … [Read more...] about Volunteer fundraising helps prop up public school education, but should it?