“ The greatest leaders in this new economy will be the greatest thinkers”
This is one of the many exemplary quotes by Robin Sharma in his book ‘Who Will Cry When You Die’. Robin in his book asks staggering questions to his audience like:
- Who will cry when you die?
- What impact will your life have on the generations that follow you?
- What legacy will you leave behind after you take your last breathe?
These are the questions that all of us asks ourselves some point in our life. Robin says that most of the people are doing the jobs that they hate and are stuck in the 9:00-5:00 cycle. So in this book Robin unfolds the various the various manners and modes in which we can start to lead our lives the way we want and manage some time in the day doing what we love.
The book embodies a series of 101 tips and life hacks that one should follow to discover a wealth of wisdom that will enrich the quality of your professional, personal and spiritual life. The author has given practical leads to practice in individual’s life to lead life with emancipation.
What we should do?
Every chapter in the book is important only if we fathom what author is trying to say. Author emphasizes on self-discipline. Robin quotes “The golden thread of highly successful and meaningful life is self-discipline” He calls the practice of self-discipline as Tough Love. He explains that we should not live our life vaguely, but be strict with ourselves as it will help us live more deliberately and on our terms.
The author focuses on Practicing Forgiveness. Robin spotlights that when we bear animosity against someone it drains us mentally and also physically. It deteriorates our health, we lose our zeal and peace of life and get defocused from our purpose. So as for our own benefit Robin explains why we should practice forgiveness.
The book also centers around meditation. The author says that just as exercise works your body meditation works your mind. He says that worst part of being a human being is that you limit yourself more often than you know. Meditation helps us unlock that limit and envisage much more.
The author ultimately wants to convey that whatever we do in life we should have Gratitude towards the Universe and have a sense of Empathy for Others. The author says that Live Life Fully so You Can Die Happy. Robin reiterates that we should not wait until we are on our deathbed to realize the meaning of life and the precious roles we have to play within it. Robin tells us to find happiness in small things and do not aim for materialistic things.
101 tips worth implementing…
A comprehensive Blog by Shivam Deshpande!