BOOK REVIEW“LIVING WITH HONOUR” “WHATS EASY TO SEE IS EASY TO MISS” PRESENTED BY: MD.ASHADULLA SEC:-D REG NO.T-6195 PGDM-2010-12 BY-SHIV KHERA
MR. SHIV KHERA is the founder of Qualified learning system inc. USA.
He is a educator, business consultant, and successful entrepreneur, he is also very 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 LEADERS ARE FOREVER CONCLUSION
If you got all the wealth in the world and loss the soul- Is it worth having?
The book is about living with honors.
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.
2.PRINCIPLES OF HONOUR
values are universal and eternal: Truths don’t change with time and calendar.
Consistency: Consistency dose not mean repeating the same behavior all the time.
Character: It is sum total of many qualities which reflected value.
Integrity: Integrity of a person is not measured by his status or profession but by his conduct.
Diff. b/w integrity and honesty: -
3.FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS
Ethics – especially such a system based on morals.
Loyalty-hallmark of strong character
Channel fear in right direction:fear is natural body reaction in the face of danger.
An honourable person is: Bold but not a bully, humble but not apologetic, confident but not conceited, proud but not arrogant,Tender but not weak, strong but not stubborn. Cool but not cold.
4.LEADERS OR MISLEADERS
good leaders good guide bad leaders misguide.
true leadership is the ability to be a catalyst for change.
A true leader works at creating more leaders, not followers.
Leadership: it is not making emotional and leading demonstrations.
5.LEADER ARE FOREVER
Pride:(A person feels that they got what they deserve because that’s what they earned- that’s pride)
Vanity:(when people feel that deserve more than what they have got and they actually don’t-that’s vanity).
Humility:(when people feel that they got than what they deserve and the actually do-that’s humility).
leadership: essential in every sphere of life.
Book is divided into 11 chapters and after every chapter there is an Action Plan and Self-Evaluation Sheet. You can actually judge your own personality and behavior and after that you can improve on that. You can take most of the review as an excerpt of this great, inspiring, philosophical and honorable book.
CONCLUSION After reading this book I have learned the meaning of honorable life,behavior,character,honesty,ethics and courage.How to behave to our self respect our parents our teachers .I learned how to be good and influential leader,social responsiblities.We learned how to recognize pseudo leader and true leader,causes of degradaton of social values,difference between integrity and honors etc.