Expense Account, Mint
When we have a lakh we’ll come back. That’s what most Indians going aboard in the 1970s told their round-eyed friends and family at the airport. Of course, they never did, for the lakh soon became 10 and then was forgotten. Five years back, a friend said that he would quit the rat race when he reached his portfolio goal of Rs1 crore. He’s now at a multiple, but still enjoying the corporate grind. It’s global CEO next for him, and it is not about money any more, he admits.