The author's perspective is given as Ôepilogue' with each story. However, the purpose is not only to share the thoughts, but also to motivate you to re-think and open a new vista for yourself. This is a lesson you learn yourself, just by opening your eyes to events around us, and need not go to any management school.
Autumn Leaves is the story of Victoria, an American woman, who falls in love with a scientist from India whom she meets in the United States of America. After marriage, they move to India, where she settles down with him. However, their adjustment to each other is difficult and within a few years their marriage starts falling apart. Stranded in India, in an environment she deeply dislikes, Victoria is heart-broken and distraught, but painfully realizes that peace lies in her own hands. Braving the challenges, she attempts to carve out a life for herself in India till she can fly back home, when suddenly she finds herself irresistibly attracted to someone she shouldnt be. Her tempestuous times in this unknown land unravel the myriad facets of a fascinating, sensual journey. Autumn leaves is a riveting, compelling story of life, loss and an unexpected love.
âEverything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.â - Viktor E. Frankl
The book highlights various aspects of love, life, learning, leadership, business, and success. It helps you become jack of all trades and master of learning and leadership. It equips you with acumen to excel as a successful leader. It prepares a platform for you, and serves as a launching pad to lead your life successfully. It develops your personality, and provides meaning to your life. It reminds you that you are the most important person in your life, and you came to this world to do something important. And it calls upon you to contribute sincerely to make a difference in the lives of others.
This book contains interesting case studies, stories, anecdotes, and illustrations based on the authorâs 30 years of experience in various areas. It provides a series of practical, proven, easy-to-apply ideas, and strategies that help you become a successful person and leader.
This book is designed for those who want to find purpose, and meaning in their lives to achieve success and happiness. You can easily toss the book into a briefcase, or purse and read here and there as time allows.
About the AuthorProfessor M.S.Rao rose from humble origins. He is recognized as one of the worldâs leading leadership educators, authors, speakers, coaches and consultants. He has more than three decades of experience in leadership development, and conducts training programs for various corporates and educational institutions. He is a Success Coach and Motivational Speaker, and delivers Guest Lectures upon request. He has coined the Mekaâs Method â An Innovative Teaching Tool, the 11E Leadership Grid, and Soft Leadership Grid, and is a specialist in Soft Leadership. His areas of interest include Leadership, Coaching, and Learning and Development.
He is the Founder of MSR Leadership Consultants, India. He is the author of 17 books including Secrets of Your Leadership Success: The 11 Indispensable Eâs of a Leader, Soft Leadership: Make Others Feel More Important; Smart Leadership: Lessons for Leaders; Stand Out! Build a Successful Career and Become a Global Leader; Spirit of Indian Youth: Soft Skills for Young Managers; Smartness Guide: Success Tools for Students; Spot Your Leadership Style: Build Your Leadership Brand; Secrets for Success: Failure is only a Comma, Not a Full Stop; Soft Skills: Enhancing Employability; and Soft Skills for Students: Classroom to Corporate. He has published more than 250 papers and articles in international publications such as Leadership Excellence, Leader to Leader, T+D Magazine (ASTD), Personal Excellence, Chief Learning Officer Magazine, Emerald, Sage, and The Journal of Values Based Leadership (US) to name a few. He is an Advisor on the Board of Global Leadership Awards Committee â Malaysia, and was an honored judge for Global Leadership Awards â 2011 and 2012.
He is the Editorial Advisory Board Member for various prestigious international journals including Development and Learning in Organizations and Industrial and Commercial Training of Emerald Journals -Â U.K, International Journal of Business Administration - Canada, and Journal of Business Studies Quarterly - USA. He is the reviewer for various prestigious international journals including Emerald. He is ranked as No.1 among the speakers in India as per reviews on Speakerwiki.org vide link: http:// speakerwiki.org/speakers/Professor_MSRao.
He can be reached at: email@example.com and additionally maintains popular Blogs titled âWhere Knowledge is Wealthâ - URL http://profmsr. blogspot.com âProfessor M.S.Rao Born for the Studentsâ URL http://professormsrao.blogspot. com and âKnowledge Grows When Sharedâ- URL http://professormsraoguru.blogspot.com
Although most of us enthusiastically commence our careers, very few of us do so with clear-cut goals in mind. The corporate scenario is rapidly changing with globalization, economic growth and other complex issues affecting the capital markets and employment conditions. In this scenario, actively managing oneâs career has become very important in order to achieve success. âSmart Moves, Great careerâ offers compelling ideas to help the reader break through the chains binding him down and achieve optimum career growth. More importantly, this book helps the reader achieve this success with a positive and optimistic mindset. It also considers the need for every individual to maintain harmony in his/her personal life while pursuing his/ her career.
Sharu Rangnekar quotes W. Somerset Maugham who once said, I write what I see people think I have talent.
This is illustrated fully in this book where Sharu Rangnekar has written what he has seen and it has turned out to be a humorous and thought provoking presentation.
This book gives lessons on:
This book is published in the centenary year of International Women s Day as a tribute to the great role played by women since time immemorial.