The Habit of Winning is a book that takes a close look at people who make it a habit to win and understand what makes them tick.
Summary Of The Book
The Habit Of Winning is a compilation of the life stories of several great personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Sachin Tendulkar, Randy Pausch and Charlie Plumb. The author also identifies their common traits, some of which are perseverance, team spirit and hard work. The author further elaborates that it is these traits that help a person face difficult times and pave their way to success. The author explicitly states that one does not learn everything he needs to, in books.
The author also uses incidents from his own life to illustrate his points, so much so that the book in itself becomes a collection of several individual short stories. It has the ability to alter how one thinks, lives and works. The author reinstates the belief in his readers that winning is a habit that everyone should acquire. Stories work well in helping an author put his message across to the readers. The incidents in the book are thrilling, leading the readers to be motivated to lead their lives with renewed energy, passion and a sense of purpose. They are short narrations with a moral given at the end of each. The book lets the user make a difference, in his own life, and in that of those around him.
The book has been widely appraised and has been on the list of top 10 books on business management published by Business Standard. It has also been accorded the status of the most selling non-fiction book by Economic Times.
About The Prakash Iyer
Prakash Iyer is the MD of Kimberly Clark and an author. Another book by Prakash Iyer is The Secret Of Leadership: Stories To Awaken, Inspire And Unleash The Leader Within.
Prakash Iyer has been in the corporate world for over 25 years and has had a very diversified career, covering almost every field. He got his degree in management from Indian Institute Of Management in Ahmedabad. He has also been an executive coach on several occasions. Iyer is a columnist as well, and writes a column called Motivation for Careers 360. He is married with two children.
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It changes your habit of looking towards tasks in life
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AN EASY TO READ INSPIRATIONAL BOOK
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It will change your perception
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A MUST READ FOR EVERYBODY
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Good Read For motivational
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