Friday, 2 October 2015
Things You Don’t Know about Professor M. S. Rao
“I often wonder what I will be remembered in history for. Scholar? Military hero? Builder?” ― Ferdinand Marcos
Here are the things about me not known to many people in the world:
Early riser: I get up every day at 3 A.M to write books.
Exercise regularly: I hit gym regularly and go for a walk daily. I am a fitness freak.
Voracious reader: I read thousands of books in my lifetime.
Prolific author: I published 36 books so far including the bestselling ‘21 Success Sutras for CEOs.’ https://lnkd.in/eqwk9uZ
Punctual: I am punctual. I cultivated this habit after I joined Indian Air Force (IAF).
Time management: I value time more than money. I always carry a book or reading material with me to read while traveling.
Sleep on floor: I sleep on floor every day. I rose from humble origins and I have the habit of sleeping on floor. I lead a simple life. I still belong to a lower middle-class family living in a single bed-room rented flat.
Home bird: I am not a party animal. I enjoy writing books and spending time with my family.
Self-taught: I am mostly self-taught. I joined IAF when I was 18 years old. I completed my graduation after joining IAF. I acquired several qualifications while serving in IAF including DME, BSc, MA, PGDBM, PGDCLL and MBA. I earned my PhD in Soft Skills in 2011. I followed the principle of ‘earning and learning’.
Google is guru: Whenever I have any questions, I visit search engines to learn things. Hence, Google is my guru.
Carry a notebook: I always carry a notebook with me to capture the ideas that pop up in my mind. I write down my observations about others. I believe in the slogan ‘a short pencil is always better than a long memory.’
Friendship is thicker than blood. I prefer friends to relatives. I was cheated by own relatives but supported by my friends. Hence, I value friendship more than anything else in the world.
Take feedback regularly: After completion of each training program, I sit quiet for some time to take feedback to deliver it better next time. I emphasize excellence.
Go to bed on time: Usually I sleep at 10 P.M every day. I sleep less.
Passionate about students: I enjoy investing my time in the company of students. I love guiding, coaching, mentoring and shaping students as healthy global citizens. I dedicated my books to some students and gifted them.
Share knowledge freely: I am a continuous learner, and I am passionate about sharing my knowledge with others. I share my knowledge with the world free of charge on my four blogs and LinkedIn URL: https://in.linkedin.com/in/professor-m-s-rao-b5211a34
Vision 2030: I run a nonprofit ― vision to build one million students as global leaders by 2030. I have trained more than 30,000 students so far.
The only regret in my life: I didn’t have any Guru to guide me. I struggled a lot in my life due to lack of guidance. Hence, I take keen interest in guiding, grooming, coaching and mentoring others so that they should not struggle like me due to lack of mentor and coach.
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou
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Life is great!
Professor M.S.Rao, India
Founder of MSR Leadership Consultants India
Recipient of 10th International Prestigious Sardar Patel Award―2015
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