Robin Sharma   

By Rachna Sethi
Name Robin Sharma
Occupation Author, Motivational Speaker and Coach
Category Media
Country of Residence Canada

With over 15 million books sold worldwide, social media posts reaching over 600 million people a year, and a commitment to spreading positive messages about leadership, living in abundance and maximizing potential, Robin Sharma has become a household name.

In addition to being a noteworthy author with over 11 impactful books, Sharma is a highly sought-after public speaker because of his ability to articulate and educate on leadership and performance excellence. His work is embraced by rock stars, royalty, billionaires and many celebrity CEOs.

Born in Mbale, Uganda, Sharma’s family moved to Canada when he was a child. Sharma grew up in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia and went on to complete two law degrees at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University and to work in various notable positions including  at a high-profile law firm and later with the Federal Justice Department. However, at the age of 25, he quit the field to pursue his dreams, propelling him down the path of fulfilling his potential.

The best among us are not more gifted than the rest. They just take little steps each day as they march toward their biggest life. And the days slip into weeks, the weeks into months and before they know it, they arrive at a place called Extraordinary.

The Greatness Guide: Powerful Secrets for Getting to World Class  
by Robin Sharma

In 1997, Sharma self-published his first book, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, which caught the attention of the then-president of Harper Collins, Ed Carson, while he was at a local Chapters bookstore. Sharma enlightened readers with an inspirational fable about a lawyer who faced and overcame a mid-life, spiritual crisis. With practical and purposeful advice, the book became a #1 international bestseller.

With Harper Collins behind him, Sharma went on to sell 15 million books in over 96 countries and is now one of the most widely read authors.

According to Sharma, one of the biggest sources of personal suffering is when we take actions that distance us from reaching our potential. A believer that, through hard work, potential can be endless and bountiful, Sharma has gone on to give motivational speeches on self-help, leadership and performance to numerous Fortune 500 Companies including Nike, IBM, Starbucks and Microsoft. He also started Sharma Leadership International, a global training organization giving guidance on leadership and success.

The secret of happiness is simple: find out what you truly love to do and then direct all of your energy towards doing it. Once you do this, abundance flows into your life and all your desires are filled with ease and grace.

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari  
by Robin Sharma

Demonstrating how much can be accomplished through the power of proper time management, Sharma also expands his reach through online training courses and a popular blog designed to help people unlock their creativity and achieve personal mastery.

Robin Sharma was included in the The ANOKHI List 2017 coffee table book and received an award at the Hotstar Presents The ANOKHI Awards 2017. 

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