Did you ever feel stuck in life? Everyone does, occasionally or all the time! The solution is a personality update – an update that can reboot you into a smarter version of yourself. But how? Just as smart phones have smart apps, smart people have smart ‘Life-apps’. Where do I download these life-apps from? Don’t worry – this book shall be your one-stop app store where you will find 14 life-apps to excel in all spheres of life– the life compass app to help you make prudent decisions; the habits reprogramming app to rebuild your personality bit by bit; the time treasurer app to invest your time wisely; the forgive to live app to heal and deal with emotional injuries; the friendships forever app to build the truly unsinkable ship of close friendships; and many more.
These smart life-apps are zipped in with relevant concepts, models, wisdom tales and worksheets to enable faster assimilation and application. So why wait? Make the smart move to read this book today and become the Smarter You.
Rasikraman Das is a monk, author, life-coach and an inspirational speaker. He is a disciple of HH Radhanath Swami and serves in his Ashram at ISKCON Chowpatty, Mumbai. Rasikraman Das did his post-graduation in engineering from IIT Bombay and after a short stint in the corporate world decided to become a lifestyle engineer at ISKCON. Through his writings, he brings to the table a unique blend of new-age scientific temper and age-old traditional wisdom. He has keen interest in the field of training and education and has been instrumental in developing the GBC College for Leadership Development and the Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha Research Center (affiliated to the Mumbai University). He also conducts leadership and life skills seminars for youth and working professionals.
Smart life-apps for smart people—this book will truly catch the imagination of millennial minds…and will help one and all learn and master critical life skills like mind control, habits, time management, emotional wellness, trust etc.- Ashish K Chauhan—MD & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange
A unique self-help book cogently presenting essential soft skills, which can truly make one successful in life. – Dr Vijay Bhatkar—Padma Bhushan, Chancellor, Nalanda University, Architect of India’s first Supercomputer, Param
As a sportsperson myself, I could totally relate to the realistic content highlighted in this book…This book is a must read for leading a better life emotionally, mentally and spiritually with the help of the powerful tools and techniques provided. – Nilesh Kulkarni—Former Indian Cricketer and Founder Director of International Institute of Sports Management
If you want to learn more about yourself and those around you, this book is a great investment towards your success. Rasikraman Das’s comprehensive and deep wisdom permeates through the entire book… – Nina Bhadrashyam Kothari—Chairperson, Kothari Sugars and Chemicals Ltd
Be the Smarter You is a simple but powerful tool to declutter the mind and discover personal mastery. Rasikraman Das combines his spiritual grounding with evidence-based research to help the reader navigate life’s challenge and find purpose… – Shayamal Vallabhjee—Sports Scientist, Psychologist, High Performance Coach and Author of Breathe Believe Balance
In this book, the author, Rasikraman Das, combines critical thinking tools with ancient wisdom, and condenses the concepts down to simple ‘life apps’ for today’s mobile generation. – Chaks Appalabattula—Founder & CEO, Bloomz Education Technology Co.
Valuable research by the author—an IITian friend of mine. Would recommend this for reading to all who give highest priority to making it big in life and wish to never give up like a true entrepreneur. – Ashwin Gami—Founder & Managing Director, StartegicERP Ltd.
…Be the Smarter You is a practical and scientific guide, with great case studies for every leader to enable an inward journey of alignment with true north principles that leads to self-actualisation. – Manish Vanvari—Leadership Coach and CEO, Ensource Sourcing & Consulting
A practical self-help workbook filled with compelling statistics from the modern era…A must-use compass to guide our daily lives—especially for those of us, young and not so young, who want to live a meaningful and fulfilling life. – Dr Ravi Kathuria, Professor and Holder of the Doti Chair in Operations Management, Chapman University, California
What happens when an IITian’s scientific precision, a monk’s in-depth knowledge of the oceanic wisdom traditions and a life coach’s decades of mentoring experience in an international organisation come together? The result is in your hands… – Dr Himanshu Asnani—Faculty, School of Technology and Computer Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
…Be the Smarter You will help you enhance your physical, emotional and spiritual health, as well as provide insights into what is needed to bring you in sync with your work, friends and family. – Dr Nikhil Choudhary, Interventional Cardiologist, Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Jaipur
…The blend of accessibility and authenticity that this book displays makes it both a significant contribution to the expanding genre of spiritual self-help and an empowering resource for readers in that pursuit of all-round excellence. – Chaitanya Charan—Monk, Blogger of Gitadaily and Author
Be the Smarter You is a well-illustrated, easy to understand book presenting essential life skills for all of us to achieve success and happiness. – Prof. (Dr) Rajesh Jalnekar—Director, VIT Pune
Rasikraman Das has presented very valuable lessons, nicely and concisely packed into this book. It is written in a very thoughtful manner and I can see numerous lessons for our daily lives… – Dr Rishabh Iyer—Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Texas
A must-read for integrative value-education and overall development for the Gen-Z… – Dr Shekhar Shukla—Professor, SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
For the most part, academics teach one how to earn a livelihood but not necessarily how to live. This book bridges this vital gap to help readers blossom into complete individuals… – Dr Prathosh AP—Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Delhi
Through the confusions and chaos of the 21st century, Rasikraman Das offers a roadmap for success and happiness through his smart life-apps. – Dr Tamal Das—Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Dharwad
A must-read book for all those who want to evolve and become a better version of themselves but not sure how. – Dr P Hari Krishna—Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT, Warangal