Every year graduating engineers are told that they are destined for success. But what are the habits and behaviors that actually lead to success? In What I Did Not Learn at IIT, Rajeev Agarwal, founder and CEO of MAQ Software, has distilled decades of life experience into one accessible and informative guide. In simple language, he explains the success techniques he applied and what worked for him.
Encouraging graduates to look at their careers over a forty-year span, Rajeev explains that successful people choose to be passionate about every job they have. Using a skillful combination of personal stories and checklists, What I did not learn at IIT provides students-young and old-with a roadmap for success.
The Hindu –
Encouraging graduates to look at their careers over a 40-year span, Rajeev explains that being passionate about every job you do is vital to reaching that pinnacle. Using a skillful combination of personal stories and checklists, this book offers students, young and old, a road map for success.
Small Medium Entrepreneur –
This book also engages with the nitty-gritty as it shares the author’s personal work habits. Eight appendices would be very useful to individuals entering a life of business as a detailed list of tips on how to professionalise your work life. This book is actually a successful entrepreneur who has agreed to mentor you if you spare the time and attention to read it.
Words’ Worth by Samarpita –
Can be easily used by freshers as a guidebook, this book helps with the prime questions right after college – what now? From how to behave to how to invest, Agarwal has imparted his own knowledge in this book. And coming from someone successful, these surely are words of wisdom.
The Sunday Tribune –
The book is thus a ringside story and not just armchair preaching. In seven neat chapters, he deals with the issues of managing work, personal effectiveness, health and money and it finally boils down to seven simple yet significant decisions that make or break our lives.