Share this book with your friends

Minutes of Magic Speeches That Won Hearts And Minds in Minutes

Author Name: Mihir Mankad | Format: Paperback | Genre : Letters & Essays | Other Details

Minutes of Magic is a collection of outstanding four-minute speeches, representing the personal philosophies of some of the brightest young minds and aspiring leaders of our time. 

The 80 speech transcripts (~600 words each) were curated from 4,000 speeches delivered in Professor Mihir Mankad’s award-winning "Arts of Communication" courses. 

Students featured in the book are from 10 different graduate schools from top US universities, such as Harvard and Tufts, and Indian institutions such as The Indian School of Business, Masters Union and Ashoka University.

This compilation of short speeches harnesses the power of storytelling through the spoken word. The speeches provide inspiration to triumph through tough times, share joy, live mindfully, build on love and relationships, and reframe perspectives. They are a benchmark for speechwriting.

Several speeches featured in the book were live recorded in TED-style events entitled “The Faces of Community”. These are available on the companion website ( and can serve as a powerful complement to the book.

Paperback 499

Inclusive of all taxes


Item is available at

Enter pincode for exact delivery dates

Also Available On

Mihir Mankad

Mihir Mankad is a global communication expert and an award-winning Professor of Leadership Communication. He leverages a uniquely diverse background as a former national TV anchor, Clinton Foundation Deputy Country Director (India), and McKinsey and Bain management consultant, to bring in an experiential, practical and engaging approach to the study and practice of verbal communication. Over 5,000 graduate students and senior executives have experiences his courses. 

Professor Mankad graduated with a BA from Stanford University, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School as a Presidential Scholar.



+8 more
View All