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To bribe or not to bribe? | Ghazanfar Iqbal

Failure Files by IDR

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Episode  ·  2 Plays  ·  11:32  ·  Oct 22, 2021


Is corruption simply a cost of doing business in some countries? In today’s episode of Failure Files, social entrepreneur Ghazanfar Iqbal tells us about a time when he had to choose between doing what is easy and doing what is right, and how this decision turned his life upside down. Ghazanfar Iqbal co-founded AutoSahulat, a VC-funded start-up working towards empowering mechanics in Pakistan. He also has more than a decade of experience in the corporate sector. He is currently working as the country head of corporate sales at Careem and is also a founder of the digital media enterprise GuzPro. Ghazanfar is an Acumen Fellow and a mentor at the National Incubation Centre, Islamabad. Read more: Read Ghazanfar’s story on Failure Files. Read more failure stories on Failure Files. Check out some ideas and tools from Fail Forward to help your organisation take risks, learn, adapt, and fail intelligently. Understand why the social sector must recognise and talk about failure. Learn why talking about failure is crucial for growth. Want to share your failure story? Learn more about what we’re looking for here, and share your pitch/story on writetous@idronline.org The Failure Files podcast is produced by India Development Review (IDR), an online journal focused on the development sector. IDR publishes cutting-edge ideas, lessons, and insights, written by and for the people working on some of India’s toughest problems. To learn more, visit www.idronline.org

11m 32s  ·  Oct 22, 2021

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