Described as ‘India’s first literary popstar’ by world-renowned film director Shekhar Kapur, Amish’s unique combination of crackling story-telling, religious symbolism and profound philosophies has turned him into an Indian publishing phenomenon, with spiritual guru Deepak Chopra hailing Amish’s books as ‘archetypal and stirring’. Amish’s 6 books till now — The Immortals of Meluha (2010), The Secret of the Nagas (2011) and The Oath of the Vayuputras (2013), which collectively comprise the Shiva Trilogy, and Ram – Scion of Ikshvaku (Book 1 of the Ram Chandra Series) (2015), Sita – Warrior of Mithila (Book 2 of the Ram Chandra Series) (2017), and Immortal India – Young Country, Timeless Civilisation (Amish’s first non-fiction book) (2017) — have 4 million copies in print with Gross retail sales of Rs. 120 crores. His books have been translated into 19 Indian and International languages. The Shiva Trilogy is the fastest selling book series in Indian publishing history. The Ram Chandra Series is the second fastest selling book series in Indian publishing history, with Ram – Scion of Ikshvaku, (Book 1 of the Ram Chandra Series), being the highest selling book of 2015 and Sita – Warrior of Mithila (Book 2 of the Ram Chandra Series), being the highest selling book of 2017. Immortal India – Young Country, Timeless Civilisation, Amish’s first non-fiction book has been on the bestselling charts since its launch in August 2017. The Indian language translations of Amish’s books have sold over 5 lakh copies, breaking records in this space as well. Notable Accolades Recipient of: Distinguished Alumnus Award (IIM – Calcutta) 2017 Icon of the Year Award 2017 Raymond Crossword Book Award 2016 Dainik Bhaskar Literature Award 2016 Pride of India Award (Literature) 2015 & 2014 Communicator of the Year by PR Council of India 2014 Society Young Achievers Award for literature 2013 Man of the Year by Radio City 2013 Other milestones: Forbes Magazine has listed Amish amongst the 100 most influential celebrities in India (in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2017) GQ 50 Most Influential Young Indians Selected as an Eisenhower Fellow, a prestigious American programme for outstanding leaders from around the world Amish is a graduate of IIM-Calcutta and worked for 14 years in the financial services industry before turning to full-time writing.
Tamal Bandyopadhay is one of the most respected business journalists in India and an author. His weekly column `Banker's Trust' in Mint, India's second largest business daily, is widely read for its deep insights into the world of finance and its unerring ability to anticipate major policy moves. His three books on finance, namely `A Bank for The Buck', `Sahara: The Untold Story' and `Bandhan: The Making of a Bank' have been best sellers. His latest book, a Penguin Random House publication, `From Lehman to Demonetization: The Decade That Shaped Indian Banking' is likely to be released later this year. Incidentally, the Sahara group had slapped a Rs200 crore defamation suit against him to stop the publication of the book on the group. Linkedin, the global professional network, has nominated him as one of the top ten finance voices in the world for two successive years - 2015 and 2016. Thinkers magazine has listed him one of the top 50 influential minds that have made indeliable contributions in the field of economics and governance in India in 2017. Bandyopadhyay has kept a close watch on the financial sector for over two decades and has had a ringside view of the enormous changes in Indian finance over this period. He has been a frequent speaker at seminars across India and overseas, and has hosted a very successful weekly show (by the same name as his weekly column) on television, featuring some of India’s most respected bankers, policy makers, central bankers and regulators. He has contributed to The Oxford Companion to Economics in India, edited by Kaushik Basu and published by Oxford University Press. Bandyopadhyay is currently a consulting editor with Mint and an adviser, strategy, with Bandhan Bank Ltd
Bestselling author, financial literacy activist, and an international corporate trainer, Dr Anil Lamba is a practicing Chartered Accountant and holds degrees in Commerce, Law and a Doctorate in Taxation. Dr Lamba's training programs are held internationally, with a client list exceeding 1000 large and medium sized corporations spread across several countries including India, the USA, and in Europe, the Middle-East and the Far-East.
Chetan Bhagat is a banker turned celebrity author of twelve blockbuster books. These include nine novels—Five Point Someone (2004), One Night @ the Call Center (2005), The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008), 2 States (2009), Revolution 2020 (2011), Half Girlfriend (2014), One Indian Girl (2016), The Girl in Room 105 (2018), and One Arranged Murder (2020) and three non-fiction titles — What Young India Wants (2012), Making India Awesome(2015), and India Positive (2019). Chetan’s books have remained bestsellers since their release. Four out of his five novels have been already adapted into successful Bollywood films and the others are in process of being adapted as well. The New York Times called him the ‘the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s history’. Time magazine named him amongst the ‘100 most influential people in the world’ and Fast Company, USA, listed him as one of the world’s ‘100 most creative people in business’. Chetan writes columns for leading English and Hindi newspapers, focusing on youth and national development issues. He is also a motivational speaker and screenplay writer. Chetan quit his international investment banking career in 2009 to devote his entire time to writing and make change happen in the country. He lives in Mumbai with his wife, Anusha, an ex-classmate from IIM-A. He is of the youth icons of India and is one of the top 10 motivational speakers of Indian in 2021. https://www.indianspeakerbureau.com/blog/top-10-indian-motivational-speakers-in-2021/
Shiv Khera is an Indian author of self-help books, including You Can Win, and an activist. He launched a movement against caste-based reservation in India, founded an organization called Country First Foundation, and started the Bhartiya Rashtravadi Samanta Party. In 2004, he lost in a bid as an independent candidate for the South NCR constituency in India's general election. He also filed several public interest lawsuits in the Indian Supreme Court and unsuccessfully contested the country's 2009 general election. Shiv Khera's own life itself of great inspiration. He faced a series of failures in life as a Car Washer, Insurance Seller, and others, before becoming a successful motivational speaker and author. He has made it to the list of the Top 10 Indian Motivational speakers in 2021 (https://www.indianspeakerbureau.com/blog/top-10-indian-motivational-speakers-in-2021/)
Varun Agarwal is an Entrepreneur, Bestselling Author, Motivational Speaker and Filmmaker. He has given over 500 talks in 8 different countries at the top corporations and colleges. His talks and videos have been seen by over 10 million people globally and have a following of over half a million people. His entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 21. Launched his company Alma Mater in 2009. Alma Mater is an E-Com brand that provides customized merchandise to students of schools and colleges. In a matter of 3 years, they were able to grow Alma Mater from 0 to a Million dollars in revenue. As an author, he penned a book – How I Braved Anu Aunty and Co-Founded a Million Dollar Company at the age of 23. The book is a National Bestseller with more than half a million copies sold. It's being made into a motion picture by Nitesh Tiwari (Director of Dangal).
Prakash Iyer is a best-selling author, motivational speaker and leadership coach. He was until recently the Managing Director of Kimberly-Clark Lever and was earlier the Managing Director and CEO of Infomedia India Limited (formerly Tata Infomedia). Prior to that, Prakash was Executive Director at PepsiCo, responsible for the company’s operations in South India and Sri Lanka. He later moved to PepsiCo China as Regional Vice President. An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, he started his career with Hindustan Unilever Limited. Passionate about cricket – and people – Prakash speaks and writes extensively on motivation, leadership, teamwork and winning. His first book – titled The Habit of Winning – was published by Penguin in 2011. It was shortlisted for The Economist Crossword Popular Book Award, and has been translated into seven languages. His second book – The Secret of Leadership – was published in 2013. Both books are national bestsellers.
Ashwin Sanghi ranks among India's highest-selling English fiction authors. He has written several bestsellers (The Rozabal Line, Chanakya's Chant, The Krishna Key, The Sialkot Saga, and Keepers of the Kalachakra in his Bharat Series. In addition, he has co-authored two New York Times bestselling crime thrillers with James Patterson called Private India (sold in the US as City On Fire and Private Delhi (sold in the US as Count to Ten. Included by Forbes India in their Celebrity 100 and winner of the Crossword Popular Choice, Ashwin also co-writes the 13 Steps Series of self-help books (13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck, 13 Steps to Bloody Good Wealth, 13 Steps to Bloody Good Marks to be followed by several other titles in the series. Scroll down to see Ashwin's journey from an avid reader to a New York Times bestselling author.
Devdutt Pattanaik writes on the relevance of mythology in modern times, especially in areas of management, governance, and leadership. Trained in medicine, he worked for 15 years in the healthcare and pharma industries before he focused on his passion full time. He is the author of 41 books and over 1000 columns, with bestsellers such as My Gita, Jaya, Sita, Business Sutra, and the 7 Secret Series. He was a speaker at TEDIndia 2009 and spoke on Myths that Mystify East versus West. His TV shows include Business Sutra on CNBC-TV18 and Devlok on Epic TV. He consults organizations on culture, diversity, and leadership and also consults various television channels and filmmakers on storytelling. His work focuses largely on the areas of myth, religion, mythology, and management. He has incorporated Vedic knowledge into human resource management. He has written books on the relevance of sacred stories, symbols, and rituals in modern times; his more popular books include Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology; Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata; and Sita: An Illustrated Retelling of the Ramayana. He writes columns for Mid-Day, Times of India, Swarajya, CN Traveller, Daily O and Scroll.in.
Swamiji is the most sought-after speaker in the Corporate World. He was invited twice to the prestigious World Economic Forum in Switzerland. He was a Special Invitee to the United Nations World Millennium Summit of Spiritual Leaders. He is the second Indian to be honored at the prestigious Lotus Millionaires Intellectual Club at Manhattan, New York. Swamiji was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi\'s Initiative to counsel & guide Bank CEOs, Chairmen, IAS officers and it was a great success according to Economic Times and was again invited to address them. Swamiji's Teachings are focused on bringing Clarity and not adding to the Beliefs and Concepts and thus Understanding, Transforming, and Transcending the Mind. TOI does a poll on who talks the talk best. Swami Ji tops the list on all counts. • This is one man who has the ability to reach out to every member of the audience. Swamiji is erudite, often lyrically so, His programs have been consciously designed to suit the widest spectrum of people, to keep metaphysical and semantic speculations to the minimum. - THE TIMES OF INDIA • What he teaches is essentially a mix of psychological, yogic, and meditation exercises tinged with the latest management jargon. - INDIA TODAY • He is the latest Guru on the corporate scene. And his program on Stress and Creativity is being lapped up by executives from top-notch companies. - BUSINESS WORLD • Swamiji adopts interactive mode than preaching or discourse mode so that individual comes out to enquire into the problems or situations with openness and seek their own solutions. He uses objective perception of human problems, relationships and situations encountered in life. - BUSINESS LINE • Swami Ji is clear about what ails the corporate world and its generals; the soul-sapping constant struggle to be one up on the competitor. He is attempting what no corporate guru has ever tried, reconcile two conflicting objectives. Be a gladiator in the violence-filled arena of corporate competition and yet be at peace within. - BUSINESS STANDARD • Swami Ji reveals mentally and socially challenging tasks important to success such as decision-making, the divine principle of worldly achievement, mind management, and the powerful art of goal setting. - HOME NEWS TRIBUNE, USA
This expert is a former journalist and the author of five popular non-fiction books including Feisty at Fifty; Legacy; Gifted; and Devi, Diva or She Devil. A passionate writer, she is the founder of the writing workshop series Get Writing, which gives wings to the writing aspirations of people. She is also the founder of Writing with Women, a writing workshop that gets women from diverse backgrounds together to share their experiences and write down their stories. She is also the brain behind Telling Our Stories, a project where she helps Puneï¿½s senior citizens, many of who have witnessed and even participated in the freedom struggle, to write their stories. She has been a speaker on the prestigious TEDx, TiECon, CII, and FICCI FLO platforms and is invited to speak on gender, diversity, and womenï¿½s leadership at corporate campuses and educational institutes. The expert worked for 23 years as a journalist with reputed publications including The Independent from the Times group, The Hindu Business Line from the Hindu group, and Mint, the business daily from HT Media in collaboration with Wall Street Journal before she decided to follow her long-cherished dream of turning author. She led an independent news bureau in Pune for both The Hindu Business Line and Mint before turning full-time author and columnist in 2009. She is currently writing her 6th and 7th non-fiction books simultaneously. As a motivational speaker, she brings to the table her consolidated experience working closely with some of the most admired and accomplished men and women from different walks in our country. Her works are largely based around her interactions with these people and since she has had a ringside view of how they conduct their lives and careers, her talks help people manage their own expectations and goals for their life. Her Get Writing workshops are sought out by corporates and large institutions as team building and creativity-enhancing tools.
Dr. Yuvaraj S Lingappa’s vision for a motivated society has united numerous people with simple strategies. His motivational and self-development programs provide powerful tools to foster a sense of achievement. His magnum opus is when he motivated St Lucian national cricket team in West Indies to win the regional tournament after a gap of 42 years. He has brought lasting transformation to the lives of 24,000 + people by successfully running seminars and webinars over the course of the past 7 years. His keynote and seminars sharpen clients’ skills about stress, health, sleep, nutrition, and happiness. INFORMATION: OF SESSIONS Keynote Speech; 60 - 90 Minutes Workshop; 1 - 2 Hours Half-Day Seminar; 3 - 4 Hours Full-Day Seminar; 6 - 8 Hours KEY CLIENTS: Indian Academy Of Pediatrics, Rotary Club of Mumbai, Bombay Presidency Golf Club, Mumbai, St Lucian National Teams west indies, Indian Golf Team SPEAKING TOPICS: Stress Management Authored a book on Stress Management ( Easy Guide to Stress Relief) Results-oriented and brainstorming session, delivering enhanced self-esteem, greater work engagement, reduced costs to employers, and better job satisfaction Inspirational Leadership Had training with 3 mental skills experts in the USA and UK Fun-filled and eye-opening session geared towards increasing emotional intelligence, productivity, and interpersonal skills Health and Wellness 35 years’ experience as a Physician An entertaining and impactful session for reducing stress, promoting positive lifestyle changes, and increasing the employee morale PRAISE FOR YUVRAJ Dr. Yuvaraj’s seminar was well constructed, interactive, and knowledgeable. His level of passion and energy is greatly appreciated. Well prepared and informative session about stress, health, wellness Akash Narayana, AI in healthcare, RX Digi Health Platform, Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru
Srijata Bhatnagar is a professional speaker, a life coach, and an entrepreneur. She has already inspired more than 10,000 people through her talks, one-to-one coaching, videos and quotes. The fact that she was initially an employee and then turned entrepreneur helps her see both sides of the coin. With more than 20 years of experience (building two businesses, speaking professionally and coaching numerous companies and individuals), she is a repository of transformational knowledge. Srijata has been through various kinds of setbacks in her life, thanks to her inquisitive nature, her circumstances and her start-up experiences. Given the nature of her work, she meets and works with leaders from many industries – leaders who have also been through setbacks. Srijata shares her unique, empowering, and powerful points of view with her audiences. She delivers her message and coaches people through engaging real-life stories, amusing incidents, embarrassing self-deprecating humor, personal life experiences, and at times, even a narration of painful setbacks. Her forte lies in guiding businesses and individuals to rise beyond their fears, doubts, and limiting beliefs and achieve holistic success in their respective professions and lives. No wonder she is an expert in the area of Setback Leadership. Srijata is known as the \"Iron Lady who can cry”, too. Be sure to ask her why she got this name. There is a fascinating story behind it! BOOKS: Setback Leadership - Recently published Souls Sojourn - Published (Co-authored) Delete, Logoff & Shutdown Corruption - Published (Co-authored) Labyrinth of relationships - Amazon Bestseller (Co-authored) AWARDS: Exceptional Woman of Excellence 2019 ASSOCIATIONS: Professional Speakers Association India - Hyderabad Chapter Core Member Women Economic Forum - Member and Speaker To invite her to events and conferences as a speaker, call +919810735754 or mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuhin Sinha is a best-selling author and politician, acknowledged among the most prolific Indian writers. At present, Tuhin is a national media panelist of BJP and represents the party as a spokesperson. Tuhin is also a scriptwriter and has worked on several top-ranking TV soaps on Indian television. He once co-wrote the story of the popular soap on Star TV, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. He has the goal to bring the youth out of their political disconnect and generate their interest and opinion on whatever is the basis of decision-making at present. Tuhin is a columnist and has written edit page columns for The Times of India, DNA, and other publications. He owns a company called WriteQuotient, which services content and creatives for books and corporate communications. He has authored 10 books now. His last book, When The Chief Fell in Love was in news recently as the book’s solution as regards Kashmir was uncannily similar to the one initiated by the government. As an articulate speaker, he brings a lot of objectivity to the high decibel TV debates with his structured, nuanced arguments.
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