BOOK REVIEW“LIVING WITH HONOUR” “WHATS EASY TO SEE IS EASY TO MISS” BY-SHIV KHERA PRESENTED BY MD.KASHIF REZA KHAN SEC-C ROLL NO-19(6163) PGDM-2010-12
ABOUT AUTHOR MR. SHIV KHERA is the founder of Qualified learning system inc. USA. He is a educator, business consultant, and successful entrepreneur, he is also much famous speaker. Lions club international has honoured Mr. khera “lifetime achievement award” for the humanitarian service to society in 2003 He is also author of best selling book “YOU CAN WIN”
CONTENTS INTRODUCTION PRINCIPLE OF HONOUR FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS LEADERS OR MISLEADERS LEADER ARE FOREVER CONCLUSION
INTRODUCTION If you got all the wealth in the world and loss the soul-is it worth having? The book is about living with honour It describes the tools you will need for honourable living and offers direction for living with pride. Honourable living is about accomplishment not just achievement.
PRINCIPLES OF HONOUR IDEAS AND IDEALS: Values are naturally belongs to our lives. They add to the strength of our character… VALUES ARE UNIVERSAL AND ETERNAL: Through generation some values have crystallized as eternal and universal which gives us our do and don'ts…………… CONSISTENCY: Consistency is value based behavior does not mean repeating the same behavior all the time………… Character: character is about honour. It is the sum total of many qualities which reflect values………….
FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS Ethics :-It is commitment to higher order of moral values and an ability to distinguish right from wrong……. Loyalty:- It is hall mark of strong character in the same way as a tree is as strong as its root……… AN HONOURABLE IS: Bold but not a bully. Humble but not apologetic. Confident but not conceited. Proud but not arrogant Tender but not weak.
LEADERS OR MISLEADERS Good Leader guide, bad leader misguide: There is an ancient Indian story about the mother who asked her guide ”is life tough ?the guide said yes it is but if you do the right thing the end is better than the beginning. The mother looked at her children and thought to herself nothing could be better than seeing these kids grown up to be good adults with the right values……………..
WHAT IS LEADERSHIP(cont.) Leadership is not only demonstrated in the battle field or in times of crisis but in everyday deeds. For example:
A mother rising four kinds kids on a small income.
A parents teaching goods value to their children
A person helping the elderly or invalid to cross the street.
WHAT IS GOOD LEADERSHIP The concept of good leadership has not changed overtime. PSEUDO LEADER:POSITION , CONTROL, AUTHORITY,TALK GREATER LEADER:Action , support, mentoring, listen
LEADERS ARE FOREVER Leave a legacy: Leader who leave legacy are those start out on their journey with great ideas and deep sense of commitment.. SOURCES OF POWER OF LEADERSHIP POWER BY POSITION POWER BY PERSONALITY POWER BY PROFICIENCY. POWER BY PRINICIPLE
CONCLUSION After reading the books I have learnt the meaning of honourable life behaviour, character, honesty, ethics and courage. How to behave to our self respect our parents our teacher. I learned how to be good and influential and social responsibilities . We learned how to recognized pseudo leader and true leader, cause of degradation of social values difference between integrity and honour etc