Dhoni keeps no room for fear: Sfurti Sahare

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Mar 2018 10:19:07


Business Bureau,

In a recently held motivational talk organised by the Entrepreneurship Forum of Vidarbha Industries Association here in the city, Sfurti Sahare, the Nagpur-born author of a national bestselling book shared her experiences with the participating entrepreneurs, business women and students and encouraged them to think big. The author of the book ‘Think and Win like Dhoni’ based on the thinking and leadership strategies of the Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, also spoke on the leadership traits of individuals.

She said that to be a good entrepreneur, one must understand the individual traits of his team members and accordingly delegate task to them so that one could get optimum results.
Sfurti rated leadership very high in the traits for an entrepreneur. She spoke on the importance of how each individual is different from each other, have different mindset and one cannot apply the same language for all. Sfurti spoke on leadership process starting with the concept of ‘Scaffolding of Mind’ where in she advised the participants to be clear in thoughts be and happy. She spoke about five success traits of a champion, which had emerged out of her observation of former Indian cricket team captain M S Dhoni. She explained the power of persuasion, how her passion of writing the book made her determined to meet Dhoni. The process of publishing the book was equally challenging for her and she had to wait for two year for the publisher to accept her manuscript.

According to Sfurti one important lesson she had learned from Dhoni is the importance of goal setting and to have focus on immediate goal. “One should refrain from thinking too much about the long term goal. Goal should always be simple and attainable,” she said highlighting how Dhoni always believed in following the process and keeps no room for fear. This according to her has been the reason for Dhoni’s success in cricketing field.

At the outset, Anita Rao, Convener of Entrepreneurship Forum in her opening remarks said that there are several leadership traits of India’s most successful captain MS Dhoni which can be implemented in businesses to achieve success. She pointed out that Dhoni has shown his class with his tactical moves and strategies. Speaker Sfurti Sahare was accorded a warm floral welcome by Dr Vijay Phate, Convener of CSR Forum of VIA.