I like being unconventional. Florence Griffith Joyner. We have a book which will act as an inspiration to many of you.
We have 10 copies of ‘My Life, My Rules: Stories of 18 Unconventional Careers’, up for review!
Overview of the book:
Rahul Akerkar has a Masters in Biochemical Engineering from the US but is better known as a celebrity chef and owner of Mumbais fine dining restaurant, Indigo. Manohar Parikkar went to the prestigious IIT, Bombay but makes headlines as the honorable Chief Minister of Goa. Harsha Bhogle is an alum of IIM Ahmedabad but is a world renowned cricket commentator and Rashmi Uday Singh was once the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax but is widely known today as Indias famous food critic.
These and 14 other fascinating stories feature in this book, My Life, My Rules: Stories of 18 Unconventional Careers, exploding every conventional myth about professional choices of a cross section of people. From a Doctorate in Environmental Toxicology who chose to be a musician: Rahul Ram of the Indian Ocean; an alumnus of IIM Calcutta with a successful corporate life who was inspired to write and became one of Indias bestselling authors with the Shiva Trilogy: Amish Tripathi; to a woman who gave up a highly paid and exciting life in advertising to work with an NGO: Ingrid Srinath. This book seeks to inspire every working individual from young professionals to senior level managers to opt out of the rat race, chase their dreams and pursue a profession of their choice for inner happiness, success and a long term career.
Know the author:
Sonia Golani has a BA (Hons.) in History from Lady Shri Ram College and a Masters degree from the University of Delhi. An entrepreneur, she manages her firm, Management Consultants Group which specializes in recruitment of professionals (MBAs and CAs) for Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and FMCG sectors.
At school, in Jaipur, she had the distinction of securing a second rank in Rajasthan State in class X Board examination. Later while pursuing ISC from Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls School, she topped her school. In college, she was elected as Treasurer, Students Union. Her first book, Corporate Divas was published to much acclaim in October 2011. Passionate about life and its nuances, she plans to write several more books, play golf, help people make better careers for themselvesand hopefully do all of this with equal fervour!
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