This week, Liz is joined by CEO of Panera Bread, Niren Chaudhary to discuss how his dedicated work ethic and deep friendships guided him to lead companies like Taj Hotels, Krispy Kreme and eventually Panera Bread.

Niren describes the humbling experience of assuming a leadership role at Taj Hotels at only age 24, and how his work at Yum! Brands India brought cultural relevance to global brands like KFC and Taco Bell. He shares his goal for Panera Bread to serve the food that one would serve to their own family and the lessons of courage and gratitude he’s learned from his late daughter Aisha.

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