About the Author
Professor M. S. Rao rose from humble origins. He is recognized as one of the world’s leading leadership educators, authors, speakers, coaches and consultants. He has more than three decades of experience in leadership development, and conducts training programs for various corporates and educational institutions. He is a Success Coach and Motivational Speaker, and delivers Guest Lectures upon request. He has coined the Meka’s Method—An Innovative Teaching Tool, the 11E Leadership Grid, and Soft Leadership Grid, and is a specialist in Soft Leadership. His areas of interest include Leadership, Coaching, and Learning and Development.
He is the Founder of MSR Leadership Consultants, India. He is the author of 17 books including Secrets of Your Leadership Success: The 11 Indispensable E’s of a Leader, Soft Leadership: Make Others Feel More Important; Smart Leadership: Lessons for Leaders; Stand Out! Build a Successful Career and Become a Global Leader; Spirit of Indian Youth: Soft Skills for Young Managers; Smartness Guide: Success Tools for Students; Spot Your Leadership Style: Build Your Leadership Brand; Secrets for Success: Failure is only a Comma, Not a Full Stop; Soft Skills: Enhancing Employability; and Soft Skills for Students: Classroom to Corporate. He has published more than 250 papers and articles in international publications such as Leadership Excellence, Leader to Leader, T+D Magazine (ASTD), Personal Excellence, Chief Learning Officer Magazine, Emerald, Sage, and The Journal of Values Based Leadership (US) to name a few. He is an Advisor on the Board of Global Leadership Awards Committee—Malaysia, and was an honoured judge for Global Leadership Awards—2011 and 2012. He has been honoured as a Member of American Institute of Business Psychology (AIOBP), USA.
He is the Editorial Advisory Board Member for various prestigious international journals including Development and Learning in Organizations and Industrial and Commercial Training of Emerald Journals—U.K, International Journal of Business Administration—Canada, and Journal of Business Studies Quarterly—USA. He is the reviewer for various prestigious international journals including Emerald. He is ranked as No.1 among the speakers in India as per reviews on Speakerwiki.org vide link: http://speakerwiki.org/speakers/Professor_MSRao. He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org and additionally maintains popular Blogs titled ‘Where Knowledge is Wealth’—URL http://profmsr.blogspot.com ‘Professor M.S.Rao Born for the Students‘ URL http://professormsrao.blogspot.com and ‘Knowledge Grows When Shared’- URL http://professormsraoguru.blogspot.com