My Way: Success Mantras from 12 Achievers

What is success?

Is it the natural goal of all human pursuit?

Is it measurable in numbers: rupees and dollars, metres and miles, square feet and column inches?

In a world obsessed with being successful, it is important to understand what success really means. In a series of essays by people who have reached the pinnacle of their professions, My Way delves into the pressures, motivations and mindsets that bring about success in any venture.

N.R. Narayana Murthy describes certain crucial events that went towards making Infosys a multibillion-dollar company; Donald Trump talks about how it was his unshakeable belief that he would not be a failure that pulled him back from the worst setback of his career; M.S. Dhoni tells us about the physical and mental conditioning that are imperative for a champion; Derek O’Brien analyses some lessons he learnt in tough negotiation and maintaining core competency (among other business skills) from Mother Teresa.

What emerges from the voices of the remarkable men and women featured in this book is the significance of the values of integrity. fortitude, aspiration and vision. Skilfully edited by Derek O’Brien, who has himself constantly striven to excel, My Way: Success Mantras of 12 Achievers will inform, excite and motivate its readers in equal measure.