Today’s Book: Unusual People Do Things Differently by T.G.C. Prasad
TGC Prasad is a serial entrepreneur, was a founder team member at Mindtree and investor and consultant to several organizations.
One fine day he decided to study “unusual people who do things differently” and who had achieved extraordinary results. He scanned around 500 peopleto finally shortlist 65 people with much as diversity as possible – as the book blurb says:
“… from well-known names like Mike Lawrie, Azim Premji and Mother Teresa to a chef, a masseuse and a service boy, with whom he has had meaningful interactions and who have inspired him. He includes people from a broad professional spectrum; CEOs, doctors, the director general of police, realtors, an attorney, a chartered accountant, a consultant and a sports coach are among those who make his list. “
The stories are categorized under various themes:
- Strategic and Focussed on Value Creation
- Perceptive and Derive Creative Solutions
- Driven by Business Excellence
- Deploy Professional Skills to Win
- Passionate and Lead from the Front
- Sensitive to People and Customer-Centric
Can’t ask for more in a book right?