Raghu had completed a year or so as an independent HR consultant. He helped companies put together policies relating to people management as also as a third party administer some of their administrative processes relating to comp. and ben.
He had consulted me before he started off on his own, and now he was meeting for a chat. In the course of our conversation he asked me, what I thought was a very important question: “What were the mistakes you made when you began your career ?” he asked.