Feb 11, 2022

Book Review

by Arpit

Book:Top Visionaries who changed the World
Author:George Ilian
Publisher:Jaico Publishing House

Imagine you are sitting with top entrepreneurs who changed the entire thinking process of people universally. What ideas would you discuss with them? Imagine the things you would gain after the conversation. "Top visionaries who changed the World" is a book that allows you to have a conversation with people who played a prominent role in changing the way we live and think. The problems they faced and their unique approach in discovering a solution is the crux behind this book.

The top ten people whom the author mentions in the book are-

  1. Steve Jobs
  2. Jack Ma
  3. Bill Gates
  4. Elon Musk
  5. Mark Zuckerberg
  6. Oprah Winfrey
  7. Richard Branson
  8. Tony Robbins
  9. Warren Buffett
  10. Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." -Bill Gates

You might have heard some of the names. The great thing about them was their passion to create something unique. The way they dealt with failures is a tremendous source of learning one would get from this book.

The one common thing among these entrepreneurs was the ability to believe when the world was against them. They had the power to see an opportunity in every problem they faced.

Today one thing that people lack is patience. Everyone wants to taste success as fast as possible. But it takes time for things to happen. In a journey towards a destiny, failures play an essential role. Even Steve Jobs made mistakes. But he never stopped learning.

"You get in life what you have the courage to ask for." -Oprah Winfrey

People always go for qualifications and believe that success comes from it. According to Elon Musk, it is how you see the world that determines success. You do not have to be a specialist in one field. Creative thinking could make you excel in multiple disciplines.

Mark Zuckerberg believed in giving back to society to make it a better place. Oprah Winfrey came out of poverty with the help of education. According to Richard Branson, choose a business that makes you get up early in the morning. Arnold Schwarzenegger believed that people become successful by persistence and determination. Be open to opportunities and utilise your skills to reach the next level.

"The best education you can get is investing in yourself. But this doesn't always mean college or university." -Warren Buffet

The author had tried to go deep into the life of everyone mentioned in the book. It is a must-read book for those who love inspirational stories. People who want to know the thinking process of entrepreneurs would definitely love this book.



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