Motivational

I have a Dream

I have a Dream

‘The inspiring stories of 20 social entrepreneurs who found new ways to solve old problems.’ This is how the book shouts out to you and I was personally keen to know what’s in it, once I read the above phrase. Rashmi Bansal is not a very celebrated author but her works like Stay Hungry Stay Foolish have moved minds for sure. In this book, she tries to do the same. Rashmi shows her readers how single English is merely enough to connect, for it is the content that dominates. The theme of the book is clear. One need not be a superman or some...

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The Happiness Quotient

The Happiness Quotient

At each stage of life, it is human nature to feel that things would be better at the next stage. One would tend to think that he will be happy after getting a good job and a healthy pay packet. At some point the feeling of frustration creeps in and he would feel that he would be happy once he gets married and have children. This search for happiness continues as he passes through each stage. The truth is there is no better time to be happy than right now. Life is full of challenges. It is better to admit as much and decide to be happy in...

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Entrepreneurship – A Life of commas, Not Full Stops!

Entrepreneurship – A Life of commas, Not Full Stops!

TEntreprenuershiphe book, Entrepreneurship – A life of commas, Not Full Stops! is all about the tried and tested ideas of the authors during the days when they ventured into entrepreneurship that subsequently bloomed as ‘ichiban Consultants.’ True to the wise words of Napolean Hill, “What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve,” these young entrepreneurs has made the organisation walk tall through sheer perseverance and the book is the documentation of their thoughts and dreams as they climbed up the ladder to success....

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7 Habits of Higly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey

7 Habits of Higly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey

Those of you who are keen to read books on self development, you should not miss ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ by Stephen R. Covey, first published in 1989 and since then sold over 15 million copies and translated in many languages. What makes this book unique amongst other self-development books? Simple, it touches the right chord that governs one’s actions. It has everything that would normally take a semester for us to learn in B-schools. As the blurb says, the author presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centred approach...

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Wings Of Fire by Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Wings Of Fire by Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam

In need of inspiration before you take up important decisions in life? “Wings of Fire” takes you on a journey of life of a man who has seen it all. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is a well known scientist and the 11th President of India. Children admire him because he urged them to dream and elders respect him because of his ideologies, but “Wings of Fire” provides you with an inside glimpse on the life and times of the ‘Missile Man of India’ The book is sure to enchant you with a spell and you will be taken right into the shoes of...

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SUCCESS THROUGH EXCELLENCE

SUCCESS THROUGH EXCELLENCE

This book, “Success through Excellence” authored by Shamim Rafeek is an intricate patch work quilt of 25 management articles that dishes out useful tips to develop excellence and create positive results. The author, while compiling the book, has not confined his pen only for the corporate world but these hints would also help shape the mind of a common man. The author kick starts the book with a witty story of a tiger taking refuge in a restroom of an office, devouring the manager and the vice president and surprisingly, no one seem to miss...

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Napoleon Hill’s How to Sell Your Way Through Life

Napoleon Hill’s How to Sell Your Way Through Life

All of us are here on earth to sell our wares. But some are more successful than the others. Have we stopped to ponder why? It is because in the process of selling, some leave behind with the buyers something more than just the mere product of their sale. Amazingly, it is this zing thing, (can be one’s personality) that takes them to the heights of success. The book ‘How to Sell your Way Through Life’ by Napoleon Hill has something really valuable to offer to those who are interested in self development so that they leave foot prints on the...

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S.U.M.O. ( Shut Up, Move On) by Paul McGee

S.U.M.O. ( Shut Up, Move On) by Paul McGee

This self-development book of 200 pages is for those who want to improve themselves and their relationships at work and home. One may look at the title and be misled. However, it has something more to offer for life. SUMO can also be defined as Stop, Understand and Move. From chapter two to chapter seven, the author gives a SUMO principle and if understood properly, can change your life in a positive way. The feedback by the readers at the beginning of book will tell you that the SUMO approach is so true to life and the book on the whole is...

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Move on Bunny – Vikram Atray

Move on Bunny – Vikram Atray

Vivek Atray a civil servant tries his rioted hands for the first time on writing a humorous book named, “Move on Bunny”. The book presents number of themes that become/ are relevant today. The themes like career shift, a culture: of boys having girlfriend and changing them often, escapism. Etc. The author’s language has been colloquial, but has not missed to drive home the point that one strives and determines to succeed in this big bombastic wicked world. He has also used literary devices like Hyperbole and pun making the conversations and...

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