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Bliss President & Alumnus Mike Indursky Shares Lessons Learned with MBA Students

“Understanding yourself – what you’re interested in, what’s important to you, what motivates you, what kind of environment you thrive in – is key,” said NYU Stern alumnus Mike Indursky (MBA ’90), president of Bliss World Holdings Inc., who recently sat down with a group of MBA students through the School’s Leadership Luncheon Series. Indursky shared what he called, “Lessons Learned through a Career of Self-Discovery and Self-Actualization.”

Bliss President & Alumnus Mike Indursky Shares Lessons Learned with MBA Students

By telling the story of his own personal career growth, which led him to organizations including Unilever, Burt’s Bees and most recently, Bliss, Indursky touched on some important career and life takeaways:

  • The key to finding happiness is continuous exploration
  • Learn to embrace change
  • Understand emotional intelligence
  • Choose your environment, boss and the content of your job carefully
  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses, and understand how you affect others
  • Find out what motivates you
He also shared some tips on leadership:
  • Lean into experts
  • Build trust and great teams
  • Have courage and conviction
  • Be open to differences and ideas
  • Inspire your colleagues and build advocacy for your vision
  • Make your thought process clear to colleagues

Bliss President & Alumnus Mike Indursky Shares Lessons Learned with MBA Students