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The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast: Dreaming with Your Eyes Open

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The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast: Dreaming with Your Eyes Open

The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast: Dreaming with Your Eyes Open

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Dreaming With Your Eyes Open is a companion podcast to the best selling book "Dream With Your Eyes Open" written by one of India’s most successful first-generation entrepreneurs, philanthropist and pioneer of the media industry- Mr. Ronnie Screwvala. On this podcast series, Ronnie shares his vast entrepreneurial experience and takeaways from each chapter with Amit Doshi, founder of IVM podcasts along with relevant updates since the book was written.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 16: The Q & A episode

On the final episode of the Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Amit takes a backseat and lets Ronnie answer questions sent in from listeners and the ensemble of podcast hosts from the IVM family. From how he keeps reinventing himself, to what he looks for in film scripts to how can we cultivate a more entrepreneur friendly environment - Ronnie answers it all. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

24 MIN2019 AUG 6
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Ep. 16: The Q & A episode

Ep. 15: Focus, Choices and Empathy: The 3 Golden Words

On this episode of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the importance of focus, empathy and choices and how those three aspects have formed the crux of his journey, as well how being honest to yourself goes a long way in your career. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

16 MIN2019 JUL 30
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Ep. 15: Focus, Choices and Empathy: The 3 Golden Words

Ep. 14: New Work in Progress

On this episode Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the 'second innings' of his career. He updates us with the newer ventures that he's gotten into since he wrote his memoir which are the Swades Foundation, his online education venture Upgrad and buying the U Mumba franchise in the Pro Kabaddi League. Ronnie also sheds some light on how problem solving is different in a non-profit and for profit organisation among other things. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

7 MIN2019 JUL 23
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Ep. 14: New Work in Progress

Ep. 13: A Snippet of Ronnie's Audiobook: Dream With Your Eyes Open

This week we're doing something different on the Ronnie Screwvala Podcast. Instead of a conversation between Ronnie and Amit, we're giving you a taste of Ronnie's audiobook version of his memoir 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' by playing the first chapter from it. The book is narrated by Ronnie himself and you can listen to the complete audiobook on the IVM podcasts app and website, here's the link:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

29 MIN2019 JUL 16
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Ep. 13: A Snippet of Ronnie's Audiobook: Dream With Your Eyes Open

Ep. 12: The Need for Entrepreneurs and the Conundrum of "Good Faith"

In episode 12 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the right time to exit a business, why India needs a lot more first generation entrepreneurs, and why the term "good faith" is prone to misunderstanding. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

13 MIN2019 JUL 9
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Ep. 12: The Need for Entrepreneurs and the Conundrum of "Good Faith"

Ep. 11: Creating, Seizing and Spotting Opportunities

On this week's episode of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about how working hard often gets confused with being lucky. He elaborates how working hard also implies working smart and has to do with seizing, seeking and creating opportunities. They also discuss the success of Hungama TV and Rang De Basanti. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

14 MIN2019 JUL 2
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Ep. 11: Creating, Seizing and Spotting Opportunities

Ep. 10: Taking Tough Calls & the Futility of Presentations

On the 10th episode of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about maintaining good business relations while at the same time taking tough decisions. Ronnie elaborates how being direct with people is the best policy. Later in the episode Ronnie tells Amit why he thinks presentations are rather futile and sycophantic and what are the better ways to make an impact. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

17 MIN2019 JUN 25
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Ep. 10: Taking Tough Calls & the Futility of Presentations

Ep. 09: Overcoming That Crisis Of Confidence

"It's about overcoming that crisis of confidence". On this week's episode, Ronnie answers the question about when should an entrepreneur start looking at diversification as an option? He also talks about the importance of going on despite disruptions and how identifying and selecting the right team is a crucial factor for any organisation. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

11 MIN2019 JUN 18
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Ep. 09: Overcoming That Crisis Of Confidence

Ep. 08: Avoiding the Intelligence Trap & the Risk of Global Expansion

On episode 8 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the mistake of playing it safe to avoid failure, the intelligence trap and how entrepreneurs are susceptible to it, calibrating the worst case scenarios, lessons from his failure in home shopping network, the risk of going global without perfecting local customer experience and leading from the front. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

15 MIN2019 JUN 11
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Ep. 08: Avoiding the Intelligence Trap & the Risk of Global Expansion

Ep. 07: Inflection Points and their effect on Scaling

On episode 7 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the pursuit of inflection points, understanding the size of the markets and the importance of brand in creating scale. They also touch upon hiring a workforce on a project basis versus hiring full time and the pros and cons that go with it. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

13 MIN2019 JUN 4
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Ep. 07: Inflection Points and their effect on Scaling

Latest Episodes

Ep. 16: The Q & A episode

On the final episode of the Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Amit takes a backseat and lets Ronnie answer questions sent in from listeners and the ensemble of podcast hosts from the IVM family. From how he keeps reinventing himself, to what he looks for in film scripts to how can we cultivate a more entrepreneur friendly environment - Ronnie answers it all. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

24 MIN2019 AUG 6
Comments
Ep. 16: The Q & A episode

Ep. 15: Focus, Choices and Empathy: The 3 Golden Words

On this episode of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the importance of focus, empathy and choices and how those three aspects have formed the crux of his journey, as well how being honest to yourself goes a long way in your career. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

16 MIN2019 JUL 30
Comments
Ep. 15: Focus, Choices and Empathy: The 3 Golden Words

Ep. 14: New Work in Progress

On this episode Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the 'second innings' of his career. He updates us with the newer ventures that he's gotten into since he wrote his memoir which are the Swades Foundation, his online education venture Upgrad and buying the U Mumba franchise in the Pro Kabaddi League. Ronnie also sheds some light on how problem solving is different in a non-profit and for profit organisation among other things. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

7 MIN2019 JUL 23
Comments
Ep. 14: New Work in Progress

Ep. 13: A Snippet of Ronnie's Audiobook: Dream With Your Eyes Open

This week we're doing something different on the Ronnie Screwvala Podcast. Instead of a conversation between Ronnie and Amit, we're giving you a taste of Ronnie's audiobook version of his memoir 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' by playing the first chapter from it. The book is narrated by Ronnie himself and you can listen to the complete audiobook on the IVM podcasts app and website, here's the link:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

29 MIN2019 JUL 16
Comments
Ep. 13: A Snippet of Ronnie's Audiobook: Dream With Your Eyes Open

Ep. 12: The Need for Entrepreneurs and the Conundrum of "Good Faith"

In episode 12 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the right time to exit a business, why India needs a lot more first generation entrepreneurs, and why the term "good faith" is prone to misunderstanding. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

13 MIN2019 JUL 9
Comments
Ep. 12: The Need for Entrepreneurs and the Conundrum of "Good Faith"

Ep. 11: Creating, Seizing and Spotting Opportunities

On this week's episode of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about how working hard often gets confused with being lucky. He elaborates how working hard also implies working smart and has to do with seizing, seeking and creating opportunities. They also discuss the success of Hungama TV and Rang De Basanti. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

14 MIN2019 JUL 2
Comments
Ep. 11: Creating, Seizing and Spotting Opportunities

Ep. 10: Taking Tough Calls & the Futility of Presentations

On the 10th episode of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about maintaining good business relations while at the same time taking tough decisions. Ronnie elaborates how being direct with people is the best policy. Later in the episode Ronnie tells Amit why he thinks presentations are rather futile and sycophantic and what are the better ways to make an impact. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

17 MIN2019 JUN 25
Comments
Ep. 10: Taking Tough Calls & the Futility of Presentations

Ep. 09: Overcoming That Crisis Of Confidence

"It's about overcoming that crisis of confidence". On this week's episode, Ronnie answers the question about when should an entrepreneur start looking at diversification as an option? He also talks about the importance of going on despite disruptions and how identifying and selecting the right team is a crucial factor for any organisation. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

11 MIN2019 JUN 18
Comments
Ep. 09: Overcoming That Crisis Of Confidence

Ep. 08: Avoiding the Intelligence Trap & the Risk of Global Expansion

On episode 8 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the mistake of playing it safe to avoid failure, the intelligence trap and how entrepreneurs are susceptible to it, calibrating the worst case scenarios, lessons from his failure in home shopping network, the risk of going global without perfecting local customer experience and leading from the front. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

15 MIN2019 JUN 11
Comments
Ep. 08: Avoiding the Intelligence Trap & the Risk of Global Expansion

Ep. 07: Inflection Points and their effect on Scaling

On episode 7 of The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast, Ronnie talks to Amit Doshi about the pursuit of inflection points, understanding the size of the markets and the importance of brand in creating scale. They also touch upon hiring a workforce on a project basis versus hiring full time and the pros and cons that go with it. Follow Ronnie on twitter@RonnieScrewvala You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here:https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website:https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android:https://ivm.today/androidor iOS:https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

13 MIN2019 JUN 4
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Ep. 07: Inflection Points and their effect on Scaling
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