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FlipTales – Stefaan Van Hooydonk and the Tao of Unlearning

Arjun Paul
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Did you know that the ability to unlearn might be what got you to where you are today? And that it may be the very thing that will help you grow in life, business and your career? No, we aren’t talking about forgetting. Unlearning is connected to understanding. The American author Isaac Asimov said it best: “I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander.” Chief Learning Officer Stefaan Van Hooydonk is one Flipster who lives by these words. Schooled in Latin and Greek, and proficient in Dutch, English, Mandarin, German and French, Belgium-born Stefaan pursued his passion for Eastern and Western schools of thought, and attempts to apply both in his line of work. Unlearning, he swears, has stood him in good stead and guided him as he built from the ground up Flipkart’s exemplary internal knowledge management engine.

How Flipster Rahul Jha strikes the right work-music chord

Arjun Paul
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Flipkart employees, better known as Flipsters, bring more to the table than hard skills and never-say-die attitudes. They also infuse a distinctive flavor to the Flipkart work culture with the hobbies and passions that define them. In the first installment of our series FlipTales, we introduce you to Rahul Jha, a programmer with Flipkart by day and a musician after-hours. Find out what makes him a Flipster extraordinaire