One traveler lost his way
and was in a remote village. He called one of the villagers and said “Dear
friend, I need help, I am lost.” The villager asked him, “Do you know where you
are?” He replied, “Yes, I saw the name of your village at the entrance.” Villager
again “Do you know where you want to go”. “Yes, I want to go to my town”
replied the traveler. Then the villager said, “Then you are not lost, you need
Dear friend, it’s high time we took a break
and spoke to our self. We have
been very busy and we never had time to talk to ourselves. It’s
time to ask a few questions:
Where are we standing? Where do we want to go? The directions for destiny
If the first two are clear then we can pick
up directions. This book takes you around to know the answer for the above two
questions initially. Then we also pick up all the directions to reach our
destiny in the later stage. We know most of the things, but it is very
unfortunate that we don’t either refresh them or use them.
It is not because things are difficult that we don’t dare, it is
because we don’t dare that the things are difficult. It is also a fact that men
and women are limited not by the place of birth, colour of skin, opportunities
etc… BUT BY THE SIZE OF THEIR OWN THINKING.
“If you find anyone without a smile, spare one
for him, as it is worth millions and costs you nothing”
Mr. Jothish Kumar was born on 15th August 1965 at Trivandrum,
Kerala. Throughout, his studies were with scholarships and he received a number
of merit awards. Graduating in Mechanical Engineering he did PGDBA from ‘Xavier
Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship’, Bangalore. In 1988, he started
his career as ‘Sales Engineer’ and today is among the leading marketing
professionals in the country. In his professional career he received ‘The Best
Marketing Engineer’ award for three consecutive years, 1988-91. He was also
conferred ‘The Best Branch Manager’ award four times from 1995-99. Besides he
received much recognition for his marketing excellence from various quarters.
He must probably be the youngest in the industry to have been
nominated to the posts like Branch Manager, DGM, General Manager and Vice
President-Marketing. He is at present working as ‘Senior Vice President’ in Havells
Sylvania Europe Limited, a part of Havells Group with USD 1.20 Billion turnover
across the globe . His was the key contribution to the team that took Havells
Group from Rs. 200 crores to 6500 crores in just 10 years and also made it the
most sought after brand in the country.
He is leading the Group’s business in Europe and Middle East,
based at London, covering 27 countries with a team of 1100 professionals and
steering the company to further growth.
Training is his passion and he started the organization ‘J K Human
Development Systems’ and has done several programs in India and abroad. He has
conducted several programs for Industries, Banks, and Management Institutes. He
was honored as the ‘Best Marketing Professional’ in 2010 by ‘Times of India’,
the largest circulating daily in India.
He is the author of the famous book ‘Ask Why?…Think Why Not?’. He
has also written many articles for several journals and magazines. He is on the
boards of interviewers of several organizations and is also advisor to several