Born On: I965
Born In: Canada
Career: Leadership Expert
Robin Sharma is a personal management expert and his leadership style is a source of inspiration for individuals and organizations all over the world as he influences them to live as leaders and realize their potentials. He is also a highly in demand speaker and seminar leader. In a world which is over populated with self-help experts, Robin carved his own way out which made organizations/institutions like NASA and the Harvard Business School pay attention to his words. Through innovative ideas and ground breaking concepts, Robin Sharma showed how to take on challenges and make better decisions. Robin's scholarly interest in self improvement also led him to a ten year quest through the philosophies of eastern religions and modern gurus of the west. The quest for self improvement made him one of the most in-demand speakers in the world. He has frequently shared a stage with the likes of Bill Clinton, Jack Welch, Stephen Covey and Deepak Chopra.
Robin Sharma was born in Canada in 1965 and was raised in a family of traditional Indian values. He holds two law degrees, one of which includes a Masters in Law. This degree was done at the Dalhousie Law School.
Robin Sharma is an internationally acclaimed author of 11 international bestselling books and is a distinguished litigation lawyer. After quitting his profession, he self - published his first book. His mother was the editor of this book. The second book 'The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari' was also self-published. The book is about creating a safe work place where leaders live and work with high moral values and show excellence in both work and in their personal lives. In order to get his book to a larger audience, Robin Sharma approached the owners of some book stores to enable him to hold book signings. At one such signing event, he was approached by Ed Carson who was the President of the publishing company 'Harper Collins'. The book was then published in 1997 and 3 million copies were sold in over 50 countries. The book and the series became one of the most successful publishing franchises in the world.
All of Robin Sharma's books have been published in 60 countries and in 70 languages. This makes him one of the most widely read authors in the world. His books have been highly successful in Japan, Spain, England, Dubai, Mexico, Singapore, Turkey, and Puerto Rico and throughout South America. His website 'www.robinsharma.com' is one of the most popular personal development destinations in internet.
Robin Sharma is the founder, CEO and Chief Visionary Officer of Sharma Leadership International Inc. (SLI) which is a global consultancy that helps people in various organizations to realize their potential. His clients constitute most of the FORTUNE 500 companies such as Microsoft, GE, NIKE, FedEx and IBM. Organisations like NASA, Harvard Business School and Yale University are clients of SLI.
In the list of leadership experts in the world, Robin Sharma is ranked 2nd and is the founder of the 'Robin Sharma Foundation for Children' which intends to create leaders out of underprivileged children.
Robin Sharma's Sharma Leadership International Inc. (SLI) is a global training organisation which focuses on helping people in various organisations to 'Lead Without a Title'. It offers coaching programs, speaking services and digital learning tools that increases productivity, generates creativity and helps achieve true success. Robin Sharma is also in constant demand all over the world as an orator for organizations that are into developing leaders at all levels. He also works as an executive coach for people who aspire to reach extraordinary heights in their career and personal lives. SLI runs a highly distinguished 'Robin Sharma Life Coaching Program' which shows individuals how to create a successful personal life even while becoming a star at work. The organization also offers a monthly coaching program in which a CD or a book will be sent to enrolled individuals once every thirty days. Robin is also the co-founder of 960vets.com which is an online support facility that was put together to help American veterans successfully re-integrate into civilian life.
Robin Sharma is also looking at launching a six week interactive blog titled 'Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be' where he plans to share his findings and advise readers. With the blog, he will offer practical methods to lead a life of excellence. His works include: