I am Not One in a Million
, so why is my story worth telling? Why is my story inspirational? I am a self made person who started from scratch and built a name for himself in his trade. My story, my life and my experience are something anyone can relate and connect to. I don't claim to have achieved something extraordinary, but I believe what I have learnt can be relevant to millions of ordinary Indians who want to achieve something more. The probability of becoming Kennedy or a Kalam is very slim , but with the right lessons , the probability of being a better me is high. I want everyone who reads this book to aim high,, have the right attitude and do reasonably well in their life. That is what this book is all about.
A lot of people may have better stories than I do. A lot of people may have more life lessons than I do. But it's important to pen down these moments and learning capsules for people to read. This is a book to inspire someone to become a reasonably successful person. These stories and learnings are nothing new, but they just nudge a person to be the best version of themselves.
"My son will become a CA," I haven't forgotten these words of my father. Coming from a business man and landlord from a small village, this was an unexpected aim. His vision and ambition for me have made me what I am today. A lump was forming in my throat as I thought of narrating my journey. It seems to me that no autobiography can claim to document every details of your life. There are bound to be instances that can't be written about for confidential reasons and professional ethics. But I have set out to make this account of my journey as close to a full story as I can.
Apart from serving as an inspiration to the youth to follow their dreams, this book is also intended to make future generation of my family aware of the cinematography of my life-the blend of sorrow , joy, struggle and achievements.When my great - grandchildren read the book, I want them to know how we emerged as the grandiose ' Singhania Family' of a privileged background from scratch..
So here I am, ready to recount incidents that I can remember from my career and personal life, during which I was lucky enough to be able to spend time with extraordinary people.. Every stage of life is unique. At any age and stage, there are obstacles and opportunities , trails and triumphs. Making the most of those positive opportunities and learning from my mistakes has brought me success.