When Business Media agency Bloomberg has asked Reliance Industries Ltd.’s Mukesh Ambani which books helped him make sense of 2021 and are preparing him for 2022.
Below recommendations were made from Asia’s richest man.
Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World – Author Fareed Zakaria
Fareed captures certain stark similarities between the Covid-19 pandemic and some of the most disastrous events of the recent past to show that global crises often emerge from unsustainable lifestyle practices and weak governance structures.
You realize that these issues need to be addressed urgently, which can be done only through efficient leadership, lifestyle transformation, and effective international cooperation. A quote in the book that has stuck with me is “outbreaks are inevitable, but pandemics are optional.” Available now
Principles for Dealing With the Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail : Author Ray Dalio
An interesting book that elucidates the dynamics that have consistently determined successes and failures of major countries for over 500 years of history.
It helps you discover why the times ahead will likely be radically different from those we are experiencing now. A must-read for policymakers, entrepreneurs, executives, and, most importantly, the youth. Available now
The Raging 2020s: Companies, Countries, People and the Fight for Our Future : Author Alec Ross
It delves deep into how the social contract the unsaid agreement between governments, businesses, and people that sustained modern civilization for several decades is undergoing a fundamental shift in the digital age.
The book has interviews with some of the greatest thinkers of our time on the political and economic forces that have contributed to this shift and on what lies ahead for our civilization. Available now
2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything : Author Mauro Guillén
The book is full of insightful projections about the state of the world in 2030, especially about potential changes in demography and its impact on global economic prospects.
It also explores trends in urbanization, technology, gig economy, and automation that are bound to shape the post-Covid world.
Big Little Breakthroughs: How Small, Everyday Innovations Drive Oversized Results – Author Josh Linker
This one is a must-read for entrepreneurs. You will realize that it is the small creative acts that unlock massive rewards in business. And by cultivating daily micro-innovations, individuals and organizations can effectively tackle tough challenges and seize transformational opportunities in the post-Covid world.
Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes India rich list with $92 billion net worth. With a total wealth of $92 billion, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, topped the rich list for the 14th year in a row adding $4 billion to his net worth in 2021, as per Forbes Rich List.