Learn soft skills through stories and anecdotesUnheard of strategies from 3,000 bc till modern times that will blow your mindNo confusing jargon and simply toldAn easy-read for all age groupsUday Shankar is a telecommunications engineer by profession who spent over twenty-five years in the technology space. His penchant for training, coaching and mentoring led him to establish TLRNOW-a company offering high-end training, coaching and mentoring aimed at enabling individual success through transformation in the fast-changing digital landscape for professionals and students alike. Besides being a motivational speaker, he is associated with the print and television media. He has written articles for leading newspapers like The Times of India, The Economic Times and The New Indian Express besides appearing on Zee Business channel as an expert on information technology. He was also a contributing editor to Dataquest and Computers Today. He loves meeting people and storytelling is his forte. His has a wide readership on LinkedIn where he writes regularly about workplace and life skills. He is also a trained musician and a singer.Did Krishna fail in his negotiation skills? Could the war have been avoided? As the two women stood in the court of King Solomon of Israel, both claiming to be the mother of the child, what strategy did the monarch follow to crack the case? Though he couldn't reach the water which was at the bottom of the pitcher, how did the crow in Aesop's fables finally quench his thirst? How did the Zen master make the businessman realise the virtues of having an open mind? When Buddha was insulted by the angry young man, how did he react to the provocation? In a world that is riddled with uncertainties and challenges, just knowing your job may not be enough. It is one thing to read management books and quite another to stay inspired and be on top of your game every day. How do you communicate at work? How do you show empathy? How do you effectively network and build lasting relationships? How can a conflict situation be managed? Can you master the art of getting along with people? Ancient Secrets of Soft Skills Unravelled teaches you all that and brings you stories from the Mahabharata, the teachings of Zen and Buddha, the wisdom of King Solomon, the survival tactics learnt from the Aesop's fables and the author's lived experiences too in an attempt to present soft skills as an essential tool to life skills. Anecdotal and relatable, it brings alive a range of skills and strategies dating back to centuries that are relevant even today, underlining the efficacy of soft skills and the need to acquire it early on in life.Ancient Secrets of Soft Skills Unravelled teaches the essential trick of soft skills based on lived experiences and real stories from the epics to the modern times.
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