Saturday, December 18, 2010

Indra Nooyi's hand analysis

Indrani Nooyi’s hand is one of the most complicated I have read. Each person has an interesting combination of personal characteristics and when it comes to successful people they have one or two main qualities that drive their success. Nooyi's hand is unique as it is of a very intelligent person strongly influenced by the heart. These two opposing aspects of her character have managed to exist in tandem with each other.

What her hand has in common with other very successful people
(in business and management) is her excellent headline showing superior organizational ability, high concentration levels and intelligence, a long well shaped thumb showing leadership ability, reasoning, will-power and a hand and Life Line showing high energy levels.

In addition, the shape and size of the top phalange of her thumb reveals a lack of stubbornness, openness to new ideas and idealism. These are good qualities in a leader. The thumb is a very important indicator of personality and what it reveals often over-rides other indicators on the hand even if they are contradictory.

Her hand shows imagination and creativity (Moon, Headline) and this can make her an innovator.

What is important is the balance of her personality, revealed by the overall shape of  hand and fingers. This is remarkable because her hand shows a very strong heart. By this I do not mean emotions or sentiment, only that her decisions are not cold. They take into account the human factor. Her streak of idealism and broad perspective on life (shape of palm) also guide the direction of her thinking.

It must be mentioned that her limited Venus in combination with the shape of heart line, the developed Mount of Moon and the shape of her Saturn finger and the setting of her thumb shows that on a personal level she can be quite detached, objective and reserved. This quality came to the fore as she neared the age of thirty. She even has a distinct trace of cynicism in her along with a positive, idealistic mind-set. Indeed, a complex personality!

In conclusion one can say that it is her high intelligence, the control shown by her Head Line and thumb and the rationality and reasoning powers shown shape by the shape of hand and fingers that keep her personality in balance. What I liked about her hand is that here is a person who has managed to harness her idealism and heart qualities and used them in a rational manner. Perhaps one also needs to mention that unlike many leaders she does not have a huge ego and also lacks the lust for power (Apollo and Jupiter fingers). Perhaps this helps her take the right decisions.

As she nears the age of 50, she is less influenced by her heart, although the idealism remains.

(Indrani Nooyi is a businesswoman, and heads PepsiCo. She has been ranked as one of the most powerful businesswomen in the world)

(No copyright-free images of Indra Nooyi were available) 

Related Reading: Ratan Tata's hand analysis  


  1. If someone doesn't have the lust for power, wonder how they manage to reach such top positions... I thought money and power are the two basic things that people in top would want!

    Destination Infinity

  2. DI, I think most people who get power and money aren't looking for it. They are looking to creating or expressing or at the most getting recognition. Most people who make it big are driven by a need to create. Even money moguls like Laxmi Mittal wanted to create something of his own. Power was certainly not his game. People who lust for power (lust is a strong word and means someone who wants it above all else) make poor leaders.

  3. I would like to see Julian Assange's (wikileaks) reading, if you haven't done it already. :)

  4. Thanks for the suggestion purpler. Of late I am getting several suggestions for hand readings, but the hand photos have not been available. I hope I can get the hand photos of Assange.

  5. She seems to be a private type. Haven't heard too much about her. Always did wonder what type she was though. Thanks for the reading.

  6. Thanks for your comment TN. Even I was quite curious about her as one knows little of what makes these people tick!

  7. I think a hand analysis of Rahul Dravid or Karan Johar will be a very interesting thing.....

    Rahul dravid is like a stoic so would love to know about his mental will power n self control..

    Karan Johar-Well he is quite a controversial figure so it will be an interesting read...
    coz it can be quite upsetting at times for a man to see people doubt his he deals with it..??

  8. Yeah, those are interesting people and shall keep them on my list. Cricketer hands are not easy to find as often they have gloves on. However shall try.

  9. Purpler, I think I can manage to do Julian Assange's hand, to some extent at least. I checked on the net and found some decent photos of his right hand, and as there was a photo of him signing, he is right-handed. In all readings I only proceed if I can confirm which hand the person writes with.

  10. well with rahul dravid one i can help you...
    he is a right hander and this pic shows his right hand quite is the link...

  11. Anonymous, thanks for sending that link. Indeed, it is a fairly decent photo, and gives me hope that there will be others. The photo is at an angle and therefore I shall search for other photos, showing the hand facing the camera. Only that way can one get the relative shape and length of the fingers, which is an important part of my reading. I shall also search for photos where he is seen writing. Being a right-handed batsman does not necessarily mean that he writes with his right hand. The case of Sachin Tendulkar is an example. He is left handed, but plays with his right hand.
    I read hands of Indian and International celebs alternatively. Next will be an international personality and after that an Indian one. Before I decide to do the Indian one, I shall search for photos of Rahul Dravid's hands. Thanks again.

  12. anytime my friend...

  13. @Nita: That's an interesting point. I always thought power was the driving factor! Its good if creating enduring structures is the driving factor for leadership. I hope at least some of our leaders have such motives.


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