From Alok, a classmate- what GRE was, how to apply for M.S. to the U.S., and what an MBA was and how to apply for CAT. Later, how to live in the U.S. too.
From Vijayakumar, a friend and colleague- Applied SPSS, the difficult parts. The easy ones I learnt from Profs. at Clemson.
Basics of marketing from my marketing profs. JD Singh and Thirunarayana, and Bhaskaran (advtg., my favourite course). Stats from Dr. Cantrell and Dr. McNichols, at Clemson.
Human behaviour from two profs. and observation. I am etrnally grateful to Profs. Valecha and SK Roy of IIMB.
Mischief, from all my friends over the years, and all the million students I have had since I changed sides.
Being sensible, from my wife. And parents. and Father-in-law.
How to facebook, from my daughters. And some complex manouvres on my phone too.
How to blog, from my BIL Hari.
How to appreciate others? Comes naturally :)
English, from reading authors like Wodehouse, Agatha Chriistie, Erle Stanley Gardner, Arthur Conan Doyle, Alistair Maclean,..