Books Category

“The First 90 Days” – by Michael D. Watkins

Transitions are a critical time for leaders. Most agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will face. While transitions offer a chance to start fresh & make needed changes in an organization, they also place leaders in a positions of acute vulnerability. Missteps made during the crucial first three […]

Read More

“Originals, how non-conformists move the world”- by Adam Grant

It’s one thing to have new ideas, but another to stand up for them. Adam Grant, one of his generation’s most provocative thought leaders, explores how individuals can recognize good ideas and speak up without getting silenced, parents can raise creative children, and leaders can build cultures that fight groupthink and promote innovation. Using remarkable […]

Read More

“My Grandfather’s Son” by Clarence Thomas

Provocative, inspiring, and unflinchingly honest My Grandfather’s Son is the story of one of America’s most remarkable and controversial leaders, Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, told in his own words. His own quiet ambition would propel him to Holy Cross and Yale Law School, and eventually- despite a bitter highly contested public confirmation- to the […]

Read More

You settled for less

“The only difference between you & someone you envy is, you settled for less”. Dr. Phil I came across this quote twice in my life. The first time I heard it I was convinced that Dr Phil was watching me from a hidden camera. It felt like he was observing me, whispered the quote into […]

Read More

“My Love Story”- by Tina Turner

Tina Turner- the long-reigning queen of rock’n’roll, living legend & my personal hero– sets the record straight about her illustrious career and complicated personal life in this eye-opening and compelling memoir. Faced with an array of health issues and family tragedies in recent years, Tina reflects on her own extraordinary life’s journey, finding grace and […]

Read More

“Grit” The Power of Passion & Perseverance” by Angela Duckworth

In this book, Angela Duckworth shows parents, students, educators that secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit”. Insightful and even life-changing, Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and how that not talent or luck- makes all […]

Read More

“A memoir of my extraordinary, ordinary family and me” – Condoleezza Rice

Fascinating book written by a woman who I personally admire & I’m proud to name one of my role models. Extraordinary figure in U.S. history. Condoleezza Rice’s memoir is a fascinating and inspirational story for young people. This book reveals with vivid clarity how her early experiences sowed the seeds of her political beliefs and […]

Read More

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

If I have to rank & categorize this book, it would be in my top 5 books on how to achieve personal greatness & mastery. In my opinion everyone should read, especially college students. It will be a proper send off to the world. Fantastic book but written in old English so not easy to […]

Read More

“Love in Time of Cholera”- Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

This book is written with huge passion, some humor & compassion. Marquez is trying to make us understand that love can be stronger than loneliness, fate & death. This novel is a story which connects two lovers after decades of waiting for each other. It teaches us how to love someone unconditionally. It’s about all […]

Read More

“How to See Yourself As You Really Are”- Dalai Lama

If you’re thinking of personal transformation, this is the book you should start with. The theme of the book is that self-knowledge is the key to personal development & positive relationships. Thru his book Dalai Lama shows us, in the absence of self-knowledge, how we hurt ourselves & others. The book details how to overcome […]

Read More