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From Vision to Reality: Dr.R. Balasubramaniam Launches Book on PM Modi’s Leadership Journey from Indic Perspective

Power Within: The Leadership Legacy of NarendraModi analyses PM Modi’s Leadership through an Indic civilizational perspective, and validatesit with Western literature.

●       “[T]he [book] explores how Indigenous knowledgeand centuries-old wisdom can inform global leadership today and accelerateprogress for some of the world’s most under-resourced communities.” – BillGates, Co-chair, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

●       “A thought-provoking book that willundoubtedly change perspectives and perceptions on powerful leadership.”  –Anand Mahindra, Chairman, MahindraGroup.

●       “R. Balasubramaniam’s Power Within: TheLeadership Legacy of Narendra Modi is a compelling exploration of leadershipdynamics that has propelled India to greater heights.” – Falguni Nayar, Founder &CEO, Nykaa.

●       Power Within is a timely,well-researched, and accessible bookon effective public leadership that draws on valuable research, principles, andperspectives from both the East and the West.” – Deepa Mani, Deputy Dean,Executive Education & Digital Learning, ISB.

●       “In this book, R. Balasubramaniamsketches a portrait of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visionary leadership,using a blend of concepts drawn from Indic thinking and modern globalliterature.” – N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons.

●       “Modi will be the most studiedglobal leader in the centuries to come but what one needs is an “in-prism”understanding of his leadership from our civilizational worldview. Dr Balu fills an important gaphere.” – Ajay Piramal, Chairman, Piramal Group.

Bengaluru, India, July 5, 2024: Distinguished development scholar and author, Dr.Ramaswami Balasubramaniam (Dr. Balu), also well-known for his pioneeringdevelopment work with rural and tribal communities in Karnataka, India,launched his latest book, Power Within:The Leadership Legacy of Narendra Modi today. The book is a compelling narrative that offers a uniqueperspective on leadership, contrasting Western trait-oriented approaches withIndian practice-oriented philosophies.

The book launch event at MangalaMantapa in Bengaluru was graced by eminentdignitaries like Spiritual and Social Leader Sadguru Madhusudan Sai, Archit Gupta, Founder and CEO, of ClearTax,Manish Sabharwal, Vice-Chairman, Teamlease Services, Prashanth Prakash,Founding Partner, Accel, and Deepak Shetty, CEO and MD, JCB India Ltd., alongwith numerous thought leaders, philanthropists,industry captains, policymakers, and avid readers. The bibliophiles hadgathered to hear Dr. Balu talk about thecivilizational wisdom of Bharat as seen through the lived experiences of PrimeMinister Narendra Modi in his new book. Lastweek, it was launched by Ajay Piramal,Chairman of Piramal Group, Former Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, NASSCOMPresident Debjani Ghosh, and Prof. B Mahadevan from IIM Bengaluru in an eventat Pradhanmantri Sanghralaya in Delhi.

Power Within delves into the prime minister’s fifty years of publiclife, exploring the formative years that sowed the seeds of his purpose andleadership. Through poignant anecdotes from colleagues like Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the book sheds light on his relentless efforts, hard work,and communicative approach, which propelled him to the highest office in thecountry. It also underscores his continuous quest for self-discovery in theservice of others, offering a road map for those aspiring to a life of publicservice.

Through a meticulously crafted narrative, Dr.Balasubramaniam captures the prime minister’s leadership journey, interpretingit through both Western and Indic lenses. This is a unique amalgamation ofperspectives that provides readers with a comprehensive understanding ofleadership dynamics, making it an essential read for anyone interested inpublic service and leadership development.

Sadguru Sri Madhusudan Sai shared his thoughts on the work, saying that “In Power Within: The Leadership Legacy of NarendraModi, Dr. Balu encapsulates the essence of true leadership through the life andphilosophy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

” Bestselling Author Amish Tripathi praised the work stating: “Read thisbook to understand how Prime Minister Modi is reviving our dharmiccivilization, so that India re-emerges as a Vishwa Guru.

”“Exercising leadership is a way of giving meaning to ourlives by contributing to the lives of others. And such an opportunity toexpress leadership crosses our paths every day. What is required is thesensitivity to recognize purpose when it emerges and the courage to act on itas a labour of love.” – Dr. Balu’s newest book is full of such wisdom, andcaptures the essence of leadership in the truest sense. It is available to order on Amazon India.

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