Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya, Chitrakoot, towards eye care for the poor.
their potential. Best Wishes to Dr. Mansingh
as he attempts to throw light
on this important aspect through this book.”
Achieving Meaningful Success
‘Achieving Meaningful Success’ is a compilation of my life’s lessons. The simple, time-tested lessons offer a blueprint and easy-to-master steps for achieving meaningful success. They have been proven to guide not just me but thousands others whom I have mentored and helped succeed in all aspects of life. My dream is to mentor a million young people through this book. The uncomplicated pointers shared in the book will guide the reader towards success – both professional and personal. The book will act like a life mentor for people of any age group, but especially for college students, young and mid-career professionals.
This book will be an adept lifetime mentor faithfully by your side to guide you through various stages of life. It guides you in achieving meaningful success including tremendous professional success through multidimensional and balanced life goals, which are the key to happiness and fulfilment. The book first focuses on defining the person you aspire to be through a step-by-step process to define your aspirational life goals. Then it guides you in becoming the best version of yourself and worthy of realizing your aspirations. The ideas shared are relevant to people of ages fifteen years onwards, from high school students to early and senior professionals to CEOs. It also includes insights from exclusive interviews with Ratan Tata, Narayan Murthy, Sadhguru Ji, Kiran Majumdar, John Chambers, Dr Devi Shetty, Rahul Dravid, Prakash Padukone and more. These distinguished people have achieved amazing success by passionately pursuing their goal-based journeys and have underlined the ideas shared in the book.
Praise for the Book
Quotes from the Book
Define who you aspire to be, then become that person! —Dr Vivek Mansingh
We all need mentors. Instead of making your own mistakes, learn from others’; that’s less painful! I have had mentors all my life and I have been positively impacted by each one of them. – John Chambers
Everyone needs a mentor to realize their potential. Best wishes to Dr Mansingh as attempts to throw light on this important aspect through this book. – Sachin Tendulkar
All human beings, without exception, are capable of turning into the architects of their own joy and the masters of their own destiny. – Sadhguru Ji
Love what you do until you find something you will love to do.’ —Dr Vivek Mansingh
Each one of us needs to realize our potential and become the best version of ourselves to do well in our careers and life. So, it is worth putting in your best efforts to pursue excellence. – Rahul Dravid
More than ability, in founders, I have valued attitude, maturity, fire in the belly, courage and tenacity to see the startup through. – Ratan Tata
Your future should not be decided by an extrapolation of your past. It should be driven by the aspirations of the future. —Dr Vivek Mansingh
Innovation is a skill, a combination of art, science and creativity that can be learnt by individuals and companies. —Dr Vivek Mansingh
I believe that innovation should not be the prerogative of a few seniors in the organization, but it must be the mantra for everybody, from the janitor to the CEO. – Narayana Murthy
The ability to motivate yourself and your team towards achieving a goal, and getting the best out of your team and you, even in adverse circumstances, is leadership. —Dr Vivek Mansingh
Leadership starts where logic stops. —Dr Vivek Mansingh
Look at your life as the opportunity to change things not just for yourself but also family, society and planet. Don’t be afraid to lead or follow, as long as you are driving positive change. – Vinita Bali
Be what you want your children to be. —Dr Vivek Mansingh
I strongly believe that it is important to try to be the best in whatever you do. Always
focus on what you want to become as an individual, and empower yourself to reach your goals without compromising your values.– Prakash Padukone
I was driven by the goal of wanting to put India and Biocon on the world map of biotechnology research and development. Such goals drive me! – Kiran Majumdar Shaw
The five skills entrepreneurs need are conviction, ability to listen, grit, being purpose-driven and open to continuous learning. – Vani Kola
If there is a voice in your head telling you to do something for the larger good, listen to it. Great societies are made by average people solving public problems and adding value. – Ramesh and Swati Ramanathan
Immediately after Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary scaled Mount Everest, there was a flood of people replicating their feat in a very short time! That’s the power of role models. – Dr Devi Shetty
Taking Dr. Vivek’s advice and guidance to heart I became the first DELL employee in India to be invited and recognized by Michael Dell at the annual DELL inventor’s awards ceremony.
Senior Leader Nutanix
After meeting Dr. Mansingh, I have understood what a good mentor can do. I will give this book to all of my employees and friends.
Founder and CEO, Thriwe
Vivek always encouraged me to think out of the box and become the best version of myself. It has served me extremely well. Thanks Vivek! Eagerly waiting for your book.
Leader at Apple, California
My father’s mentoring has helped me aspire for bigger and meaningful goals which I intend to follow with full passion. I encouraged him to put his wisdom in a book so that others can benefit as well.
Associate Director, Social Finance, San Francisco
I hope this book takes you on the path of self-discovery as it took me. To my mentor, Dr. Mansingh, I’d like to say a very heartfelt thanks.
Co-Founder & CTO, Cron AI
As a young professional who has already broken barriers and can’t wait to brake some more, thank you Dr Mansingh! Looking forward to this amazing book!
Asst. Director, Deloitte UK
Through mentorship of Dr. Vivek, I have significantly improved my leadership skills and have become a VP at Cisco managing global teams. Do not miss learnings from his book at any cost.
Dad’s mentoring, balanced goal setting, scientific approach to breaking goals down to executable steps and following up with passion has helped me tremendously.
Dr. Mansingh has given me a sense to set direction and course to achieve my goals. These have already helped me tremendously in my professional and personal life. This book will help millions!