Pillai's book draws heavily from Chanakya's Arthashastra. Amongst Hindu scholars of the day, there is a clear consensus for Arthashastra to be the most influential book ever written on statesmanship and politics. Unfortunately, though, Pillai's book fails to evoke the same emotion as expected out of a book following Arthashastra's suit.
There aren’t many authors in the world of motivational literature who aspire to be different. I know this sounds quite counterintuitive since every author unflinchingly positions himself and his book as a breed apart. With fancy titles and high-falutin’ tag-lines, a majority of these books promises to bestow upon the readers some kind of seraphic … Continue reading The Ant and the Elephant