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Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D. is the Father of “Soft Leadership” and the Founder of MSR Leadership Consultants, India. He is an International Leadership Guru with forty-two years of experience and the author of fifty-two books including the award-winning ‘See the Light in You’ URL: https://www.amazon.com/See-Light-You-Spiritual-Mindfulness/dp/1949003132. He is a C-Suite advisor and global keynote speaker. He brings a strategic eye and long-range vision given his multifaceted professional experience including military, teaching, training, research, consultancy, and philosophy. He is passionate about serving and making a difference in the lives of others. He is a regular contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine. He trains a new generation of leaders through leadership education and publications. His vision is to build one million students as global leaders by 2030 URL: http://professormsraovision2030.blogspot.com/2014/12/professor-m-s-raos-vision-2030-one_31.html. He has the vision to share his knowledge freely with one billion people globally. He advocates gender equality globally (#HeForShe). He was ranked #1 Thought Leader and Influencer in Entrepreneurship by Thinkers360 URL: https://www.thinkers360.com/top-50-global-thought-leaders-and-influencers-on-entrepreneurship-2022/. He invests his time in authoring books and blogging on executive education, learning, and leadership. Most of his work is available free of charge on his four blogs including http://professormsraovision2030.blogspot.com. He is a prolific author and a dynamic, energetic, and inspirational leadership speaker. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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Always Remember Tumbles Make You Humble
Addicted 2 Success
April 10, 2023
When you want to be successful, listen to failure stories, not success stories because failures teach many things to people. They alert you to take appropriate precautions to improve and succeed. When you fail, you understand who are your true friends and who are your true relatives. You filter unwanted relatives and friends
Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Inclusion
How We Can Rise Above Unconscious Gender Bias
October 22, 2020
Globally, women encounter innumerable challenges in the workplace. One of the major challenges women encounter is unconscious gender bias. Research has shown that women are stereotyped due to conscious and unconscious bias. Some men don’t realize that there is a prevailing unconscious bias that is preventing women from breaking the glass ceiling.
Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Inclusion
See the Light in You: Acquire Spiritual Powers to Achieve Mindfulness, Wellness, Happiness, and Success
January 16, 2020
“One moment can change a day, one day can change a life and one life can change the world.” ―Buddha
This book explores spiritual leadership and life leadership to lead a happy and meaningful life. It underscores spiritualism, mindfulness, wellness, and work-life balance. It unveils the power of your subconscious mind to unlock your potential and offers spiritual strokes to excel as an authentic and mindful leader. This book
Equips you with spiritual powers to lead your personal, professional and social life successfully.
Addresses the question, “Who Am I?” with an inspiring example of Buddha.
Enlightens you to lead every moment of your life with purpose and meaning.
Emphasizes harnessing technology to spread spiritualism globally.
Implores you to follow the philosophy of ‘health first, education second, and wealth third’ to lead a happy and meaningful life.
This book is a quick reference guide for all spiritual seekers, masters, healers, learners, and leaders.
Success Principles to Thought Leadership: Learn Leadership Lessons from International Management Thinkers
January 01, 2020
This book outlines book reviews from international management thinkers and leaders. It offers key ideas and insights about leadership, coaching, and mentoring on a platter to read in one sitting and practice. It unfolds you to cherry-pick essence of leadership tools and techniques to become a successful leader. It serves as a quick reference guide for educators, entrepreneurs, thinkers, learners, and leaders.
Stop Talking and Start Leading
January 01, 2020
This book unveils ideas and insights on learning, leading and living to excel as an extraordinary achiever. It emphasizes work-life integration. It unfolds irregularities and corruption in private educational institutions in India and offers ideas to overhaul it. It differentiates between hard work and smart work and enlightens the importance of data banks over the land banks. It outlines ideas and insights from interviews. This book is a short course on learning and leadership. You can easily toss the book into a briefcase or purse and read here and there as time allows. It is a quick reference guide for educators, learners, and leaders.
Strategies to Build Women Leaders Globally: Think Managers, Think Men; Think Leaders, Think Women
December 13, 2019
“Can you imagine what the world would be like if women who constitute almost half of the global population had access to education and opportunities and were allowed to contribute their best? We would achieve prosperity globally in all spheres.” ―Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D., #HeForShe
This book offers a blueprint to build women CEOs globally. It outlines essential qualities for women CEOs. It explains CEO acumen and offers tools and techniques for women to excel as CEOs. It draws a blueprint for global organizations to build women CEOs. It differentiates between women and men leaders. It illustrates with inspiring examples of women leaders including Melinda Gates, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Angela Merkel, Indra Nooyi, Ursula Burns, Meg Whitman, and Sheryl Sandberg. It implores women to seize the opportunities to smash through the glass ceiling to excel as CEOs. It unfolds that the companies helmed by women leaders overcame organizational crises successfully. It enlightens that the society cannot grow when one sex is denied with opportunities. It calls upon men to empathize with women and extend their hands with a big heart to groom them as CEOs. It advises women leaders to express their ambition in the early stage of their careers and work hard consistently and relentlessly with a focus and vision to excel as CEOs globally. It advocates gender equality globally. It concludes that when women rise, we all rise.
This book outlines gender, diversity, inclusion, career, coaching, leadership, C-suite and branding. It is a short course on women leadership. You can easily toss the book into a briefcase or purse and read here and there as time allows. It is a quick reference guide for all learners, leaders and those who advocate gender equality globally.
Tags: Management, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion
Secrets of Successful Public Speaking: How to Become a Great Speaker
Authors Place Press
November 18, 2019
"Of all the talents bestowed upon men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory. He who enjoys it wields a power more durable than that of a great king. He is an independent force in the world. Abandoned by his party, betrayed by his friends, stripped of his offices, whoever can command this power is still formidable." ―Winston Churchill
The author shares his 38 years of experience and knowledge as an international keynote speaker and leadership educator. He offers secrets and strategies for learners and leaders to break their bottlenecks to become successful speakers. This book
• Addresses the challenges involved in public speaking.
• Unveils techniques to persuade and influence others.
• Debunks myths on public speaking and presentation skills.
• Explains the importance of TED talks to excel as an accomplished speaker.
• Offers innovative tools to boost the eloquence of your body language.
• Unfolds a blueprint to deliver an impromptu speech to engage and inspire your audiences.
• Assists you to assess your strengths and weaknesses in public speaking.
This book is a “short course” on public speaking to become an accomplished speaker. It presents key ideas and insights about public speaking, presentation skills, and communication skills on a platter to read in one sitting and practice. It is a quick reference guide for speakers, educators, executives, entrepreneurs, leaders and all those who aspire to improve their public speaking skills.
Spark: The Power to Become Big is Within You
March 14, 2019
1. Introduction 2. Acquire self-awareness 3. Discover your biological clock 4. Be an early riser 5. Exercise every day 6. Acquire internal locus of control 7. Visualize effectively 8. Equip with affirmations 9. Use your internal dialogue effectively 10. Strengthen your subconscious mind 11. Journal regularly 12. Read avidly 13. Improve your memory 14. Improve your concentration 15. Practice yoga daily 16. Practice meditation 17. Cultivate mindfulness 18. Acquire emotional intelligence 19. Practice for 21 days 20. Take feedback 21. Be persistent 22. Learn, unlearn and relearn 23. Conclusion Epilogue list of books published by the author making a positive difference in the world about the author.
Soft Leadership: An Innovative Leadership Style to Resolve Conflicts Amicably through Soft Skills and Negotiation Skills to Achieve Global Stability, Peace and Prosperity
Motivational Press LLC
January 16, 2019
“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” ―Mahatma Gandhi
This book introduces and explores soft leadership to achieve global stability, security, peace and prosperity. It explains causes, effects and remedies for global conflicts and wars. It draws a blueprint to resolve conflicts amicably. It offers innovative negotiation tools and techniques for soft leaders to resolve conflicts amicably. It illustrates with inspiring examples of great global leaders including Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa and Nelson Mandela. It emphasizes Mahatma Gandhi’s twin principles of truth and non-violence. It implores to replace religion with love to build a better world. It implores to love your mother but don’t hate another person’s mother.
This book outlines soft leadership, soft skills, conflict management, negotiation skills, global peace and prosperity. It serves as a curriculum for global peace studies. It inspires people to grow as global citizens and soft leaders. It is a quick reference guide for scholars and practitioners on leadership, and for learners and leaders to enhance their leadership effectiveness and success. You can easily toss the book into a briefcase, or purse and read here and there as time allows.
Simplify Your Leadership Strategies
Laxmi Publications Pvt Ltd
January 01, 2019
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.--Charles William
This book contains book reviews from international leadership experts. It helps acquire leadership tools and techniques; adopt the best leadership strategies and practices; Excel as a great leader; and ensure leadership sustain ability. This book will change the way you think about leadership and equip you with tips, tools and techniques to excel as a great leader. It unfolds simple strategies to build successful organizations. It is a "short course" On leadership useful for people who lead a hectic life. It serves as a quick reference guide for educators, entrepreneurs, learners, and leaders.
Vision 2030: One Million Global Leaders
January 01, 2017
"Be the change that you want to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi.
This book is based on the author's vision to build one million students as global leaders by 2030 which was ranked as one of the Top 10 Finalists in the 'Not For Profit' category of Leadership 500 Excellence Awards, LEAD 2015 event in Dallas, USA where President Bill Clinton delivered keynote address. It is an anecdotal and biographical book sharing author's 35 years of diversified experience including defence, teaching, training, research and consultancy. It highlights the spirit of India and underscores his passion for students and vision for India to grow as an economic super power. It improves your attitude, personality and behavior to fast-track your career. It outlines leadership lessons from Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda, Dalai Lama, A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Lee Kuan Yew and Shimon Peres. The book is useful for students, teachers, intellectuals, learners and leaders who dream India growing as a super power in the world. It is also useful for readers who aspire to grow as global citizens and leaders to achieve global peace and prosperity to make a difference to the world.
SHORTLIST YOUR EMPLOYER
Laxmi Publications Pvt Ltd
January 01, 2017
"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit." -Albert Schweitzer
This book underscores soft skills, career and leadership success to excel as leaders and CEOs. It Outlines tools and techniques to fast-track your career. Unveils seven steps to achieve your success. Implores you to build your career capital to enhance your employability. Encourages women to grow as leaders and CEOs. Offers answers to your questions on career and leadership success. Inspires you to be a giver to build a better world! The book is useful for lifelong learners including students, educators, entrepreneurs, leaders and CEOs.
Start Leading -Acquire Leadership Lesson from Coaching, Mentoring and Leadership Experts
Laxmi Publications Pvt Ltd
January 01, 2017
"It is from books that wise men derive consolation in the troubles of life."-Victor Hugo
This book contains book reviews from international leadership, coaching and mentoring experts. It provides leadership lessons in a distilled format to ensure leadership takeaways. It helps: - Acquire leadership tools and techniques. - Adopt the best leadership strategies and practices. - Enhance your leadership effectiveness. - Augment your leadership brand. - Excel as a successful leader. This book is a "short course" on leadership useful for people who lead a hectic life. It presents key ideas and insights about leadership, coaching and mentoring on a platter to read in one sitting and practice. It unfolds you to cherry-pick essence of leadership tools and techniques to become a successful leader. It serves as a quick reference guide for students, educators, learners, and leaders.
Soft Skills: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Overcome Workplace Challenges to Excel as a Leader
Motivational Press LLC
August 30, 2016
"There comes a special moment in everyone's life, a moment for which that person was born. That special opportunity, when he seizes it, will fulfill his mission--a mission for which he is uniquely qualified. In that moment he finds greatness. It is his finest hour." -- Winston Churchill
This book blends soft skills, human resources and leadership to fast-track your career to grow as a great leader. It contains case studies, striking stories and anecdotes based on author's 35 years of diversified leadership experience and wisdom. It helps:
Acquire soft skills to lead effectively.
Overcome workplace challenges to excel as a leader.
Apply leadership tools and techniques to enhance your leadership effectiveness.
Augment your leadership brand to leave your leadership legacy.
This book is a "short course" on soft skills, talent management and leadership useful for working executives who lead a hectic life. It presents key ideas and insights about soft skills, human resources and leadership acumen on a platter to read in one sitting and practice. It is useful for employees to overcome their workplace challenges. It serves as a quick reference guide for HR professionals, students, learners, and leaders.
21 Success Sutras for CEOs: How Global CEOs Overcome Leadership Challenges in Turbulent Times to Build Good to Great Organizations
Motivational Press LLC
April 21, 2016
“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” ― Peter F. Drucker
In this book, author shares his 35 years of diversified experience and his passion for CEOs, executive education and executive coaching. It contains the case studies with inspiring examples and illustrations of successful CEOs including Jack Welch, Alan Mulally, Lou Gerstner, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Carlos Ghosn, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Herb Kelleher, John Mackey, Tony Hsieh, Lakshmi Niwas Mittal, Carly Fiorina, and political leaders including, Abraham Lincoln, and Lee Kuan Yew. It
• Addresses 21 leadership challenges for global CEOs to lead during turbulent times to build great organizations globally.
• Equips CEOs with success sutras to grow as global leaders and excel as great CEOs.
• Underscores strategic leadership and outlines CEOs with cross-industry experience.
• Introduces soft leadership to embrace change effectively.
• Accelerates your success by learning leadership lessons from proven global CEOs.
• Emphasizes employees first, customers second and shareholders third.
This book outlines organizational change, organizational development, and organizational leadership. It unfolds simple strategies to build great organizations globally. It inspires leaders at all levels, and provides tips, tools and techniques for CEOs. It enlightens them to look at the leadership challenges from strategic perspective and inspires them to grow as great CEOs. It is a quick reference guide for executives, entrepreneurs, educators, learners, leaders and CEOs to enhance their leadership effectiveness and success.
Tags: Leadership, Change Management, Business Strategy
Sutras From Management Gurus: Sage Advice For Leasrners, Leaders And Ceos
May 01, 2015
This book contains book reviews from international management thinkers and authors. It distills leadership lessons and takeaways, gathers quotable quotes and digests the big ideas into an easy-to read format. It is a "short course" on leadership useful for people who lead a hectic life. It presents key ideas and insights about leadership on a platter so that you can read it in one sitting and practice. It enhances your leadership success and effectiveness. It serves as a quick reference guide for learners, leaders and CEOs. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Professor M.S.Rao, International Leadership Guru Vision 2030:http://professormsraovision2030.blogspot.in Professor M.S.Rao, Ph.D. is an international leadership guru who rose from humble origins. He is recognized as one of the world's leading leadership educators, authors, speakers, coaches, consultants and practitioners. He is also a sought-after keynote speaker globally. He has 36 years of experience in executive coaching, and conducts leadership development training programs for various corporate and educational institutions. CONTENTS: Dedication Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Endorsements Quotes Part I - India as a Super power 2050 Part II - Born for the Students! Part III - Education and Enlightenment Part IV - Make a Difference to the World! Leadership Lessons from Leaders References Epilogue About the Author List of Books Published by the Author Making a Positive Difference in the World SUBJECTS: General Management
Stay Hungry: Leadership Lessons from Leadership Gurus for Leaders & CEOs
Good Times Books
July 18, 2014
This book contains book reviews of international leadership gurus, thinkers and authors. It provides leadership lessons in a distilled format to ensure leadership takeaways. It is a short course on leadership useful for people who lead a hectic life. It presents key ideas and insights about leadership on a platter so that you can read it in one sitting and practice. It unfolds you to cherry-pick essences of leadership tools and techniques for becoming a successful leader and CEO
Students: Concerns and Clarifications on Career, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Success
Shroff Publishers and Distributors Pvt. Ltd
February 01, 2014
The book covers conversations from education to entrepreneurship; from employability to employment; and from leadership to life. It covers various aspects of Campus Recruitment Training. It is a quick reference pocket guide for students and freshers who are seeking employment opportunities and for working executives to scale the corporate ladder quickly. It is also useful for educators, entrepreneurs, mentors, coaches, trainers, learners and leaders.
#profmsrao See The Light in You – Vlog | Interview | Brain Hemorrhage | His Holiness Dalai Lama
July 12, 2022
I served in Indian Air Force and cultivated the habit of hitting the gym regularly. I am basically a fitness freak and enjoy great health. I am authoring a book titled, ‘Stay Younger and Live Longer’. Professor M.S. Rao’s Book “Self-Care: Stay Younger and Live Longer
Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Health and Wellness
Dr Diane Hamilton Interviews Professor M S Rao
Dr. Diane Hamilton
March 18, 2019
Dr. Diane Hamilton (http://drdianehamilton.com) interviews Professor M.S. Rao. Professor M. S. Rao is the father of Soft Leadership. In his most recent book, Spark: The Power to Become Big is Within You! he shares his 37 years of diversified experience including military, teaching, training, research, and consultancy. He distills his years of experience and knowledge into 21 unique habits, practices and tools to convert ordinary individuals into extraordinary achievers.