Forge Your Future brings you a collection of candid, forthright, and inspiring solutions given by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam as replies to the hundreds of emails he receives daily. The book is especially useful for youngsters who aspire to realise their dreams.
Summary of the Book
In the last fifteen years, Dr. Kalam has interacted with more than 16 million youth - personally, through emails and over Facebook. He receives hundreds of emails every day and answers them with utmost patience. This book is based on the questions that he has been asked over the years. In these questions, people are usually seeking solutions to problems they face in their lives. Kalam asserts that if we can change the way we “process” the way we think about tackling our problems, then we can possibly change the way we arrive at solutions. This idea also happens to be the underlying theme in his answers. Dr. Kalam draws from his own experiences of life, and from reading books and interactions with numerous political and spiritual leaders while answering his mails. His replies are presented in this title in a way that they send out a holistic message for anyone who is going through trying times in his or her life.
About A. P. J. Abdul KalamKalam
Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was the eleventh president of India. He is honoured with the highest civilian awards, including the Bharat Ratna. He is unarguably one of the most inspiring personalities of our country, who is fondly referred to as The Missile Man of India. He has authored several best-selling books like Ignited Minds, Wings of Fire, Indomitable Spirit, and Target 3 Billion. Dr. Kalam has worked with esteemed institutions across India, contributing to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Also known for his contributions towards ballistics and launch vehicle technology, he was a main part of the Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998. A graduate of Aerospace Engineering from the Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai, Dr. Kalam is currently a visiting professor at Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Management Indore, honorary fellow of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Chancellor of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, a professor of Aerospace Engineering at Anna University, JSS University, Mysore, and he also frequents several universities and colleges across the country contributing his vast engineering and management knowledge base to the youth of India.