‘Connect the Dots’ is a collection of inspiring stories of 20 entrepreneurs written by Rashmi Bansal. The book focuses on the idea of strong will against wit and is an attempt to boost people’s moral and confidence in their dreams and hard work. All the stories follow a single path of fighting against the odds. The book initiates its journey with the author, who speaks about the ups and downs of her life that moulded her into a person she is today.
The common thing among all the stories is the passion to succeed. Author encourages the readers to map out every step taken towards success by forming dots and connect them with hard work and unending enthusiasm, to create a meaningful picture. The book has three sections: Jugaad, Junoon and Zubaan. Jugaad is about entrepreneurs who made it big on their own without any formal training. Junoon tells success stories of passion driven entrepreneurs, while Zubaan speaks about people with creative mind, which proved to be their best asset. Published on 1st July, 2012, the book has already listed as one of the best sellers.
With more than one million copies sold, the book also held a prestigious position in the nominations for the Economist Crossword Popular Award 2011.
About the author:
Rashmi Bansal is an entrepreneur, writer and a youth expert. Some of the best-selling books are Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, Poor Little Rich Slum and I Have a Dream. Over half a million copies of her books are sold and been translated into different languages. She is the co-founder and editor of ‘Just Another Magazine'(JAM). She loves to write on career, youth and entrepreneurship. She is an active blogger and mentors numerous young entrepreneurs through youth insight seminars and motivational talks.