Media playback is unsupported on your device

My Bottom Line: Raghav Bahl, founder of Network 18

18 November 2010 Last updated at 15:05 GMT

Raghav Bahl is founder and managing director of Network 18, India's largest television news network.

He says that successful business decisions often involve an element of risk.

Raghav appeared on The Bottom Line which is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service. Subscribe to the podcast or watch it on the BBC News Channel.

Find more business wisdom from other chief executives on the My Bottom Line website.