As the name suggests, Take Me Home is a book of inspiring stories of 20 entrepreneurs who never went out of their hometown for work and succeeded. Stating the simple theory -whatever you do, it must start from home - the stories are about these 20 successful entrepreneurs who stuck to their roots yet built successful organizations in their small hometowns.
Although the twenty people are from different culture and language, they all had something in common - their dream.
Inside the Book
Take Me Home is a collection of stories of twenty people who achieved in their enterprise and made their dreams come true. They owned global companies which sustained with local talents. The book emphasizes that talent only shows and not the place of origin. It is the burning desire of those people that made them eventually successful in their business. Utilizing the available and minimal resources and making the most out of it is what the reason behind their successes.
To run global companies from small towns town in India is not an easy task. It's bound to take time, patience and a clear vision. The book deals with the dream to achieve bigger and make some difference. The struggle, success and world class enterprise is portrayed in a relatable way that an individual could compare himself where he stands in life.
Bansal's message conveyed in this book relates to the quote "Patience and Perseverance can overcome mountains". Hardwork is all you need to achieve your dreams. Parakram Singh Jadeja did it in Rajkot, Deepak Dadhoti in Belgaum and Vibhor Agrawal in Meerut. These people mentioned in the book have brought a big change while staying back in their own hometown. Remember, change starts from you.
What Does the Author tries to convey?
Rashmi Bansal narrates the story in a very candid and unique style that one can relate to their life. The book speaks out the souls of the soil who never left their cities for something glamorous and greener. Be it success or failure, all the attempts that they have made had come from their place of origin. Learning from the failure also proves the nerve to attain victory. The writing style is simple, easily understandable and delivered in an interesting manner. The approach of the author to the entrepreneurial topics and management is truly motivating and calls to the inner spirit of us.
About the Author
Rashmi Bansal is a writer, entrepreneur and youth expert. She is a mentor to students, young entrepreneurs and motivational speaker. An economics graduate of Sophia College, Mumbai, and Rashmi is also a MBA from IIM Ahmadabad. The author has also written other five entrepreneurship books such as Connect the Dots, Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, I Have a Dream, Poor Little Rich Slum and Follow Every Rainbow.
Bansal co-founded JAM (Just Another Magazine) and is also the editor of the same. She also writes articles to Business world and you can find her blog Youth Curry filled with articles on youth, careers and entrepreneurship. Keeping it simple and to the point is all her writing style.