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Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D.

Founder at MSR Leadership Consultants India

New Delhi, India

Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D. is the Father of “Soft Leadership” and Founder of MSR Leadership Consultants, India. He is an International Leadership Guru with thirty-nine years of experience and the author of forty-eight 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 a sought-after keynote speaker globally. 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 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.in/2014/12/professor-m-s-raos-vision-2030-one_31.html. He advocates gender equality globally (#HeForShe). He was ranked #1 Thought Leader and Influencer on Culture Globally by Thinkers360 URL: https://www.thinkers360.com/top-50-global-thought-leaders-and-influencers-on-culture-february-2020/. 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 msrlctrg@gmail.com.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: India
Speaking Topics: Human Resources, Leadership, Executive Education, CEOs

Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D.Points
Academic10
Author2250
Influencer16
Speaker5
Entrepreneur60
Total2341

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Individual
Business Unit: Education
Theatre: India
Media Experience: 38
Last Media Training: 06/20/2017
Last Media Interview: 10/20/2019

Areas of Expertise

Business Strategy 100
Change Management 63.97
Digital Disruption
Entrepreneurship 100
Future of Work 90.55
HR 100
Innovation 55.04
Leadership 100
Management 82.54
Culture 100
Marketing 57.40
Diversity and Inclusion 51.47
Edtech 34.65

Industry Experience

Higher Education & Research
Other

Publications

1 Academic Award
Awarded Outstanding Reviewer for Human Resource Management International Digest in the Emerald Literati Network 2015 Awards for Excellence
HRMID Emerald
December 31, 2015
Awarded Outstanding Reviewer for Human Resource Management International Digest in the Emerald Literati Network 2015 Awards for Excellence

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Tags: Business Strategy, Change Management, Entrepreneurship

1 Advisory Board Membership
Convocation Address G H Raisoni University, Saikheda as a Guest of Honour
Convocation Address
January 20, 2020
Shared with students the messages on Life, Learning and Leadership at GHRU, Siakheda on January 15, 2020

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Tags: Leadership, Edtech, Entrepreneurship

45 Books
Success Principles to Thought Leadership: Learn Leadership Lessons from International Management Thinkers
Aadi Publications
February 04, 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.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Leadership, Management

Stop Talking and Start Leading
Aadi Publications
February 04, 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.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management

See the Light in You: Acquire Spiritual Powers to Achieve Mindfulness, Wellness, Happiness, and Success
Waterside Productions
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.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Leadership, Management

Strategies to Build Women Leaders Globally: Think Managers, Think Men; Think Leaders, Think Women
Waterside Productions
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.

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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.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marketing

Spark: The Power to Become Big is Within You
Wiley
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.

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership, Marketing

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.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Leadership, Management

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.

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Tags: Business Strategy, HR, Leadership

Sharing in Success: A Guide to Acquire Insights on Academic, Career, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Success
Y King
January 01, 2019
Sharing in Success: A Guide to Acquire Insights on Academic, Career, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Success

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Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy

Success Principles from Management Thinkers Acquire Leadership Lessons to Create a Winning Organization
Yking Books
January 01, 2019
Success Principles from Management Thinkers Acquire Leadership Lessons to Create a Winning Organization

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Tags: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy

School Leadership: Faculty First, Students Second and Institutions Third
Aadi Publications
December 05, 2018
School Leadership: Faculty First, Students Second and Institutions Third

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Tags: Business Strategy, HR, Leadership

Soft Leadership: Acquire Leadership Ideas and Insights on Visionary, Inspirational and Life Leadership to Stand Out as a Leader Globally
Aadi Publications
December 05, 2017
Soft Leadership: Acquire Leadership Ideas and Insights on Visionary, Inspirational and Life Leadership to Stand Out as a Leader Globally

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Tags: Leadership, HR, Business Strategy

Sharing Leadership Ideas and Insights: Moments and Memories on Indian Educational Institutions through Storytelling
Aadi Publications
December 05, 2017
Sharing Leadership Ideas and Insights: Moments and Memories on Indian Educational Institutions through Storytelling

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Tags: Business Strategy, HR, Leadership

Vision 2030: One Million Global Leaders
Laxmi Publications
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.

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Tags: Leadership, Culture, Business Strategy

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.

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Tags: Culture, Future of Work, Leadership

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.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, HR, Leadership

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.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Culture, HR

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.

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership, Business Strategy

Short Stories on Life Leadership: Life is Beautiful
Laxmi Publications
January 01, 2016
Short Stories on Life Leadership: Life is Beautiful

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Tags: Business Strategy, Change Management, Leadership

Sharing Knowledge on Career, Leadership and Success
Laxmi Publications
January 01, 2016
Sharing Knowledge on Career, Leadership and Success

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Tags: Leadership, Change Management, Business Strategy

Sutras From Management Gurus: Sage Advice For Leasrners, Leaders And Ceos
Laxmi Publications
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

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Tags: Business Strategy, Change Management, Leadership

Success Guide: An Inspirational Guide to Excel as a Leader and CEO
Shroff
January 01, 2015
Success Guide: An Inspirational Guide to Excel as a Leader and CEO

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Tags: Leadership, Marketing, Culture

SUTRAS FOR CEOS ACQUIRE LEADERSHIP WISDOM FROM GLOBAL LEADERSHIP GURUS
Aadi Publications
December 05, 2014
SUTRAS FOR CEOS ACQUIRE LEADERSHIP WISDOM FROM GLOBAL LEADERSHIP GURUS

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Tags: Business Strategy, Culture, Leadership

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

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Tags: Business Strategy, Culture, Leadership

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.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Change Management

Striking Stories on love & Romance
Shroff
January 01, 2014
Striking Stories on love & Romance

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Tags: Culture, Leadership, Marketing

Smart Leadership : Lessons for Leaders
Sterling Publishers Pvt Ltd
June 07, 2013
“God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons we could not learn in any other way. The way we learn those lessons is not to deny the feelings but to find the meanings underlying them.” -Stanley Lindquist

It is rightly said that wise persons learn from the experiences of others whereas foolish persons learn by their own experiences. This book helps you become a wise person by learning from the experiences of others. It is packed with the case studies of various international leaders such as Peter Drucker, Marshall Goldsmith, Frances Hesselbein, Florence Nightingale, Barack Obama, and Steve Jobs. It inspires you to learn from their success stories and assists you to discover your blind spots. It is a “short-term course” on leadership meant for those who lead a hectic life but want to excel as smart leaders. The book will make valuable contibutions to enhance your leadership qualities and effectiveness. It is useful to leaders from various fields working at different levels including entrepreneurs, educators, and life-long learners.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, HR

Success Can Be Yours
Pearson
April 01, 2013
Success Can Be Yours blends success, happiness and leadership, and shows how it can be within the grasp of every person. The book helps readers equip themselves with useful skills. The authors present a fine array of sutras for a successful life and emphasize on various perspectives that can help in achieving success besides encouraging aspiring leaders to pick up important leadership skills. The book discusses leadership styles and leadership research and shows how leadership education can minimize mistakes.

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Tags: Culture, Future of Work, Leadership

Sage Advice for Students and Educators: Stay Inspired
Neha Publishers & Distributors
January 01, 2013
Sage Advice for Students and Educators: Stay Inspired

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Tags: Business Strategy, Culture, Leadership

Soup for Academic Leaders Acquire Teaching Tools to Achieve Your Academic Leadership Success
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd
January 01, 2013
Soup for Academic Leaders Acquire Teaching Tools to Achieve Your Academic Leadership Success

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Tags: Business Strategy, Culture, Leadership

Success Sutras for Students: Stay Inspired!
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd
January 01, 2013
Success Sutras for Students: Stay Inspired!

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Tags: Business Strategy, Culture, Leadership

Soft Skills for Students: Classroom to Corporate
Aadi Publications
December 18, 2012
Soft Skills for Students: Classroom to Corporate

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Tags: Leadership, Culture, Future of Work

Strategies for Improving your Business Communication: The Book for Leaders to Communicate and Achieve Professional Success
Shroff Publishers and Distributors Pvt. Ltd
December 12, 2012
The art of communication is the language of leadership. - James Humes
This book highlights four pillars of business communication speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. It explains resume writing, interview, group discussion, email etiquette and unveils six smart steps to achieve your professional success. It debunks several myths associated with various skills of business communication. It blends business communication with professional success and leadership effectiveness. It contains several stories, case studies, anecdotes, illustrations, activities, and templates that help you master business communication and become a successful communicator, professional and leader.

The book is designed for students, educators, busy executives, and leaders. You can easily toss the book into a briefcase, or purse and read here and there as time allows.

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Tags: Culture, Entrepreneurship, HR

21 Success Sutras for Leaders
Pearson
September 25, 2012
21 Success Sutras for Leaders unveils a short course of 21 essential lessons to excel as great leaders. It shares lessons for effective leadership. It emphasizes on investing in people and stresses the importance of leadership development programme.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, HR

Secrets of Your Leadership Success: The 11 Indispensable E's of a Leader
Arizona Business Alliance
May 09, 2012
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome." - Booker T. Washington This book is a "short course" on leadership useful for people who lead a hectic life. It provides 11 keys to your leadership success. It presents key ideas and insights about leadership and success on a platter so that you can read it in one sitting and practice. Precisely, as 4P's are to marketing 11E's are to leadership. The book Empowers you with 11 E's for your leadership success. Identifies your inherent ingredients and helps you acquire other ingredients. Integrates 11 E's for your leadership effectiveness. Helps you find leadership secrets in a quick, easy-to-read format and uncorks your leadership potential. Unfolds you to cherry-pick essences of leadership lessons for becoming a successful and effective leader. The book is useful to all leaders especially to educators, entrepreneurs, educational institutions, and above all, students.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, HR

Stand Out
Times Group Books
April 30, 2012
Stand Out

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Tags: Leadership, Future of Work, Entrepreneurship

Success Tools for Students (Smartness Guide)
Galgotia Publications Pvt Ltd
March 01, 2012
Success Tools for Students (Smartness Guide)

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Tags: Culture, HR, Leadership

Sharpen Your Mind
Shroff Publishers and Distributors Pvt. Ltd
August 29, 2011
Everything 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. - 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 author s 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.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, HR, Innovation

Student Leaders: Growing from Students to CEO's
Shroff Publishers and Distributors Pvt. Ltd
August 29, 2011
Student Leaders: Growing from Students to CEO's

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Tags: Change Management, HR, Leadership

Spot Your Leadership Style: Build Your Leadership Brand
Global Vision Publishing House
July 01, 2011
Spot Your Leadership Style: Build Your Leadership Brand

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Tags: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

Soft Leadership: Make others feel more important
Galgotia Publications
May 11, 2011
The book explores new style of leadership - soft leadership. The current complex world calls for soft leadership where people need to work as partners for progress as the days of command and control do not work any longer.

The book:
Blends soft skills with leadership.
Contains 11 characteristics of soft leaders.
Helps you become a great leader.
Calls upon people to make others feel more important.

The book is useful to leaders, educators, researchers, consultants, practitioners and those who would like to grow as soft leaders.

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Tags: Business Strategy, HR, Leadership

Soft Skills for Young Managers
Wiley India
January 01, 2011
This book is about soft skills.

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Tags: Culture, Entrepreneurship, HR

Success Tools for CEO Coaches
Shroff Pub & Dist. Pvt. Ltd
January 01, 2011
Every organisation needs a leader to truly excel, a driving force who inspires confidence and competence. Success Tools For CEO Coaches provides the leaders the tools to lead well.

The book equips the reader with the right ideals and information to derive the desired results, dwelling in the meaning behind success, and what it means to be a part of an organisation. The information and message which an influential person imparts is vital to the morale of an organisation. This book ensures that you can bring out the best in people, by being the best yourself.

Success Tools For CEO Coaches is packed with 32 years’ worth of experience in the field from the author. The use of case studies, pertinent stories, anecdotes, and illustrations makes the content easy to follow and implement in one’s life. It tries to empower those in power, to ensure that they positively influence the many lives they lead, and inspire change to breed new leaders in the future. The first edition of this book was published by Shroff Publishing And Distribution Private Limited in 2013, and is available in paperback.

Key Features:

This book is an ideal aid for mentors, speakers, authors, leaders, CEO’s and anyone in a position to positively influence people.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, HR

Secrets for Success
University Science Press
January 01, 2011
Secrets for Success

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Tags: Culture, Innovation, Leadership

Soft Skills Enhancing Employability Connecting Campus with Corporate
I K International Publishing House
August 17, 2010
"The Direction in which education starts a man will determine his future". - Plato

Currently there is a wide chasm between the campus and the industry. There is vast gap between the art and the craft. The book helps in connecting the campus with the corporate by bridging the gap between the campus and the industry and by blending both the art and the craft.

It helps you understand and appreciate both soft and hard skills. It differentiates between unemployability and unemployment. It enlightens you about the expectations of employers. It equips you with tools and techniques to enhance your employability. Finally it builds your confidence and competence to bag your coveted job.

The book is divided into three sections. Section I deals with various aspects of soft skills and what constitutes soft skills. Section II outlines the current challenges in the Indian educational system. Section III emphasizes on overcoming the challenges. It unveils the secrets and strategies in enhancing employability.

The book concludes that an integrated and coordinated approach by all the stakeholders such as educational institutions, educators, students, recruiters and parents is essential in enhancing employability among youth. The book is beneficial to all those who would like to enhance their employability skills and also to educators, employees, educational institutions, recruiters and above all students.

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Tags: Future of Work, HR, Leadership

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Professor M.S. Rao – A Soldier, Editor, Author, Educator, and International Leadership Guru
Professor M.S. Rao
January 07, 2015
Professor M.S. Rao – A Soldier, Editor, Author, Educator, and International Leadership Guru

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Tags: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Management

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Professor M S Rao on Usage of Leadership Styles Speaking at Raj Nivas, Puducherry
Professor M.S. Rao
March 04, 2019
Explaining about the application of various leadership styles in different situations.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

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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.

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Tags: Change Management, Culture, Leadership

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