Nagpur: In an exclusive interview with Nagpur Today, A businessman with multiple business interests Tabler Hitesh Kering who is also the Chairman of Area-3, said that Leadership can never be learned, it is an innate ability. Only an extraordinary Leader ensures that their group achieves their goals. Leaders and group members can mutually influence each other’s ideas. As A.D. Edwards and D. Jones rightly said that “The person who exhibits leadership is someone that makes things happens that would not happen otherwise. Well one can see a leader just like that in Chairman of Area-3 Tabler Hitesh Kering who has inspired the presidents of Tables to excel and achieve targets. Hitesh Kering is one person who is very humble, cordial to everyone he meets, displays extraordinary knowledge, values and skills.
While speaking to Nagpur Today, Canadian educated Tabler Hitesh Kering said that it has always been not me but us which has been the success mantra of Round Table. While speaking about various Tables, he said that Nagpur Round Table-83 is really an exemplary one and inspires other Tables to work like them. The members of Nagpur Round Table use all their innate and acquired skills to achieve the targets and in raising funds for the building of class-rooms for schools for under-privileged.
Hitesh explained how the retired Tablers (after the age of 40 years) called the Square Legs have been the guiding light of the Round Tablers. Hitesh added that the Tables are able to succeed in achieving their aims only because of these Square Legs. He went on to explain how a transformations comes about in the personality of the members of Round Tables. A person starts mellowing down, learns the art of getting work done without lose their tempers, leadership qualities, organizational skills etc.
Since almost everyone is indoctrinated with the philosophy of ploughing back into the society, most Tables work with a tenacity to achieve the targets. One has to give to the society some part of what we have availed from the society.
He said that since Round Table India has philanthropy as its main goal, they were able to contribute magnanimously for the flood ravaged Chennai, at Kashmir and other places.
Hitesh was speaking about the way the bonding; the family atmosphere brings in people from all walks of life without any bar of caste, religion, creed, regional affinities etc. He explained how once we become a member of Table, one received hospitality wherever he goes whether it is India or abroad.
He went on to say that since their motto is service through fellowship, fellowship is by default and service comes naturally. He was explaining how Tablers served the flood ravaged in Chennai in chest deep waters. How they thought of all the things a flood affected family may need and provided the goods and services to them.
Hitesh Kering explained how passionate Tablers are when they go out on such philanthropic ventures. He explained how successful businessmen, traders, lawyers, teachers and others utilize all their innate and acquired finesse, skills in providing the right services to the right people at the right time.
Hitesh Kering explained how Round Table is a social networking and charitable organization for men in their 20s, 30s and early 40s which was founded in Norwich, in 1927. It is open to all men aged between 18 and 40. Membership of Table provides a selection of social and community service related opportunities for its members, who come from all strata of the society.
He said that the young business and professional men of this country must get together round the table, adopt methods that have proved so sound in the past, adapt them to the changing needs of the times and wherever possible, improve them was how the organization has been functioning so far. He added that the phrase “adopt, adapt, improve” is a key facet of the organization, and is often seen on Round Table literature and regalia.
As told to Samuel Gunasekharan