Episode 5: Srikumar Rao – Creativity and Personal Mastery

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May 3, 2017

Several years ago, Srikumar Rao left a comfortable tenured position to set out as an independent professional. He now gives keynote speeches and offers his course to corporations and the general public around the world. His TED talk has been viewed nearly a million times.  Learn more about Srikumar at https://theraoinstitute.com/

Srikumar created one of the most popular courses ever at Columbia Business School: Creativity and Personal Mastery.  It is the only business school course that has its own active alumni group keeping the conversation going a decade and more after students graduate – including reunions, and Srikumar remains a beloved mentor by the thousands of students he has taught.

Srikumar is the author of two best-selling books: Are YOU Ready to Succeed?: Unconventional Strategies for Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and Life and Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful – No Matter What.

In our show Srikumar discusses several practical exercises from his courses that students have found particularly powerful