I have a Dream

    I have a Dream  (English, Audiobook, Rashmi Bansal)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Audiobook
    • Publisher: Westland And Tranquebar Press
    • ISBN: 9789381215296, 9381215294
    • Edition: Unabridged Edition, 2011
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    This is an inspiring collection of stories of people who found enterprising ways to help other people.

    Summary Of The Book

    Helping other people has always been seen as pure acts of charity, going out and volunteering time and money, donating money to charity organizations etc. Or, at the least, the taxes that people pay helps the government devise plans to help people who are disadvantaged in many ways.

    But some people came up with some novel ideas to help the disadvantageous others, to create a change in the society, to solve problems. This book contains their stories.

    The book is divided into three sections, which are Rainmakers, Changemakers, and Spiritual Capitalists. Each section contains stories of people who are working towards the goal of helping others.

    The Rainmakers section contains stories of people who create social enterprises in order to help people. These include Bindeshwar Pathak, the man behind Sulabh International, whose organization works to promote better living conditions, and social and environmental reforms.

    The Changemakers section is about people who dare to take action to bring about big changes in society. They take a small step towards effecting big changes. These are stories of people like Anshu Gupta, who started Goonj, an organization that provides clothes to the poor. Goonj uses clothes not just as cover for the body, but uses the resources in other enterprising ways, to motivate cleanliness and sanitary practices, and to motivate kids to go to school.

    Spiritual Capitalists section contains stories of people who dedicate their lives to the high purpose of spiritual enlightenment. But, they do not lose sight of the immediate material needs of the people, and take action to mitigate daily challenges faced by the under privileged.

    This section contains stories like that of Vinayak Lohani, who after graduating from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), decided to turn to spirituality and help people in need. This took the form of the Parivaar Ashram, a facility that takes care of orphans and other under privileged children, and taking care of all their needs such as housing, food, clothing, education, and all round development.

    These are stories of ordinary people, who decided to dedicate their lives to work for the welfare of the society, and found different ways of doing it. They thought differently, and came up with unique solutions to many old challenges. Dhruv Lakra started a courier business, Mirakle Courier. The twist is that he employs only deaf people. As he says, the courier business is ideal for the hearing impaired, as these people are not forced to communicate with the people they deliver the parcels to. All the person has to do is sign a receipt and get the package.

    An inspiring book about how some innovative thinking can create opportunities to help overcome many of the problems in the society today.

    About Rashmi Bansal

    Rashmi Bansal is a writer and an entrepreneur.

    Other books by Rashmi Bansal include Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, and Connect The Dots.

    Her books are motivational in nature, recounting inspiring stories of success achieved in various arenas by different kinds of people.

    Rashmi Bansal is the founder and editor of the magazine JAM (Just Another Magazine). She also contributes to columns in publications like Businessworld and to news portals like Rediff. She also regularly writes on topics like entrepreneurship and careers in her blog, Youth Curry.

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    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2011
    • Author
      • Rashmi Bansal
    • Author Info
      • Rashmi Bansal is a writer, entrepreneur and youth expert. Her two books Stay Hungry Stay Foolish and Connect the Dots have sold over 350,000 copies and been translated into eight languages.Rashmi is a motivational speaker and mentor to students and young entrepreneurs. She is an economics graduate from Sophia College, Mumbai and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

        You can follow her at www.twitter.com/rashmibansal and on her blog Youthcurry.
    Ratings and Reviews
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    Very Good

    This audio is very good and worth listening. I like it and suggest people to read and learn. Best of luck

    Jay Prasad

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    7 Feb, 2015

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    Decent Book With Very Nice Narration

    Decent Short Stories.
    Good Time Pass
    Very Good Narration.

    Little over priced
    Not for those who are expecting to dive deep


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    22 Oct, 2014

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    Brilliant Audio Book

    Really Inspirational,absolutely brilliant ...really priceless at the cost which you pay for...recommended for people who want to bring social change..makes you realize that Change can happen & brought ..provided if you have patience, perseverance..& constant desire to do something

    Narhar Harshe

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    4 Jun, 2012

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    I have a dreamm

    Good read ..Light and interesting ! Easy to grasp and can be finished soon...its a must read for all rashmi bansal fans...go for it friends and thanx to flipkart for providing such lovely options...easy to order good to read ! what more can we ask for

    Parul Sood

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    31 May, 2012

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    EXcellent AUDIO BOOK

    This book is really interesting. I have read all Rashmi Bansal Books. But this book is qite different compare to all.Thanks to Rashmi Bansal and also thanks to flipkart for bringing such kind of valuable books with in a click.


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    10 May, 2012

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    "I have A Dream!" I love this title.

    This is a nice story teller, The stories of Eco-tourism and Bihar founders Sulabh sauchalay, stories were excelent. I almost finished it in 2 working busy days,
    I used to listen it often, I took this CD.

    Sachin PM

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    1 Feb, 2012

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