What you will learn in this book
What is mindset?
It is the way the a person views the world, makes decisions to act (or not) based on personal beliefs and rules for living. You will get simple explanations of various aspects of a person’s mindset – and understand your own current mindset.
What are the elements of an immigrant professional's mindset?
Learn the specific elements of a successful immigrant professional’s mindset and how it helps them face challenges in their new land – and succeed. Immigrants are the catalysts that spark greatness wherever they go.
How can individuals & entrepreneurs benefit from an immigrant professional's mindset?
Successful entrepreneurs have much of an immigrant professional’s mindset. Embracing that mindset could help you become a more successful individual and entrepreneur.
Key to developing thriving businesses, communities & countries
Many businesses hire talent from around the world, hire migrants and immigrants but never think about what a potent combination they posses – and rarely leverage them intentionally. We will discuss how you can achieve greater success, as a business, community or country.
Take the assessments
Find out how your current mindset compares with the mindset of successful immigrant professionals. Identify the areas where you can embrace their mindset to become more successful.
Content & tools to develop the immigrant mindset
We will provide you access to articles, videos, podcasts and tools to understand and embrace various aspects of the immigrant professional’s mindset.
“Ram is an amazing thinker.”Dr. Marshall Goldsmith
“Ram is one of the smartest and nicest people I know. He’s superb at conceptualizing new ideas and business models.”Richard Guha
“I thoroughly enjoyed the interview with Ram. I had scheduled 20 minutes but continued for over an hour because his questions were so engaging. “Dr. Ellen Langer
Watch Ram speak – practical insights
Watch Ram speak – practical insights
Sneak peak into the book
Immigrant professionals are an important group of people in any thriving economy. They bring new ideas and perspectives into the local community. They are ‘hungry’ and bring a mindset that is essential for any individual, business, community or country that wants to be among the most successful. In-country migrants, natives and other immigrants can embrace the immigrant professional’s mindset to become more successful.
- What is the immigrant mindset?
- What are the benefits of an immigrant mindset – for individuals, businesses, communities and countries?
- How can fellow immigrants, migrants and natives embrace the mindset of these immigrant professionals?
- You will read compelling stories about inspirational role models and the problems and challenges they faced and overcame (or not). The insights are always practical.
- Learn why immigrant professionals are catalysts who spark greatness wherever they go.
Your Content, your way on your device!
The book will be published:
- in print;
- audio; and
- in video (the highlights)
You will also be able to read (or watch) it on different devices including PCs, tablets and mobile devices.
Ram V. Iyer
Ram V. Iyer is an engineer and immigrant who came to the United States with a few hundred dollars in his pocket and a scholarship to study in graduate school. He has two graduate degrees, one in engineering and another in business from MIT. He has worked at Boeing and Lucent, two multinational companies, been a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley and started five companies. He has succeeded and failed in roles as an employee, entrepreneur and business owner. He has studied aspects of this immigrant professional mindset have helped him and those that have not.
He has traveled to 48 American states and about 40 countries. MONEY magazine labeled him ‘The Comeback Kid’. He has spoken to thousands as a keynote speaker and advisor around the world.
Ram is a straight shooter who speaks from personal successes and failures – combined with psychology and common sense. He built one venture that did business in 16 countries and lost his entire life savings on another. His practical insights will save you time and heartache – and provide the ingredients to achieving your greatness.
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is the world’s #1 executive coach who assist speople to become better versions of themselves. He has personally coached many leaders including the former CEOs of Ford, Pfizer, Best Buy, Target and the World Bank. Many of his clients were immigrants. He understands how immigrants think and has insights into how many aspects of their mindset can be embraced by fellow immigrant, migrants and natives. His practical techniques to embrace the immigrant professional’s mindset can help you achieve your greatness.
Marshall is a world-famous author and speaker who was ranked the #1 leadership thinker and executive coach in the world. His best-selling books include What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, How Women Rise, Triggers, MOJO and thirty-five others. He is a member of the Thinkers 50 and runs the Marshall Goldsmith 100 (MG100) group of the most accomplished coaches in the world.He received his PhD from UCLA and is a Professor of Management Practice at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.
If you are interested in being interviewed for the book (and more), please fill out the
Immigrant Mindset Profiling Questions
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