Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Book Review : Irrationally Passionate by Jason Kothari

Today, we have an inspirational book titled ‘Irrationally Passionate’ which can also be called a biography of ‘Jason Kothari’. When I first looked at the blurb of this book, I knew I had lot of things that can be learnt, you never know when in future I turn entrepreneur. Well I am thankful to Blogadda for sending us the copy of the book in exchange of honest review even before release of the book.

Book Cover:

The cover of the book stands out with striking color combination with the crisp picture of writer himself. The title "Irrationally Passionate" , My turnaround from Rebel to Entrepreneur’ is something that just prompted me to pick.



The Journey of an Entrepreneur:

Jason Kothari is already famous for his entrepreneur skills and for his different approach to see the world. This book is definitely a help book for young start-ups to identify the apt business plan and true passion to take ones dream business to a different level.

The journey of Jason as a child was filled with much ups and downs  but he clearly leaves a message that one needn't be perfect to become a successful entrepreneur. From childhood days to present he has explained multiple situations which came across his life and how a clear mindset sails across all the obstacles.

According to him one should always aim high in life. Apt strategy and arbitrary passion assists in overcoming rock sized challenges. 'Don't Quit' is the strong message that author advices to the entrepreneurs.

Turnaround Pointers
·      With such lucidity Jason Kothari explained the core business rules is really appreciable manner. I just could not keep the book aside once I started reading it.
·      Book is divided into 11 chapters with each one focusing on vital aspect of business, be it small or big. And must say the impactful Prologue, will keep the readers on the edge to read the book instantly.
·      The book proceeds as a charm from one experience to another giving great insights about the in’s and outs of entrepreneurship.
·      At every turn of the page lies a strategy and ideology of this genius. The smooth flow of events one by one is explained in a splendid way. 
·      The book concludes with the 7 golden pillars that forms a framework for any ideal start-up.
·      The author's success mantra for any cropping business model is to stay with your passion and gut feeling.
·      The tagline is very much apt " My Turnaround from Rebel to Entrepreneur" which speaks aloud how ones fierce attitude and tactics take the start-ups to higher altitudes of success. 

Final Word:
Learning the core of business and entrepreneurship by Jason Kothari is like sailing in a smooth boat. Author has explained all the aspects of growing in the corporate world with an ease and pointers are very well relatable and adaptable. I would suggest this book to the ones who want to succeed in this line but hesitate to take that one bold step.

Book Details:
Book Title: Irrationally Passionate
Author: Jason Kothari
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 978-93-5357-265-5
Price: INR 599
No. Of Pages: 244
My Rating: 5 / 5

@Meenal

38 comments:

  1. 5/5 rating is something, a must read. I have read a couple of reviews about this book, but now I think I should get it and read it for myself.

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  2. Wow this book seems like one of the must haves for the budding enterprenuers !

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    1. Yes, this has some interesting concept which keeps the enthusiasm of startups.

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  3. 5/5..that rate to see for a book review. From your review, which is very well written, I can sense your interest in this book. Such real life stories are a great inspiration source for all of us.

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    1. The author has expressed his journey so beautifully that one doesn't like to keep the book aside half read.

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  4. Woah This one seems a must read for all aspiring and budding entrepreneurs. Going to recommend it in my circle.

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    1. There are some very important lessons to keep in mind forever

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  5. 5/5 rating by you is something :) you don't give away the stars so easily. I must read this one I guess.

    -Ujjwal Mishra
    http://mywordsmywisdom.com

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    1. Haha...The stars are here for a real star.

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  6. Business and corporate world always had been my favorite plot for reading and even watching movies. this one sounds really interesting to me. will explore this more for sure.

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  7. Great! This look is looking very interesting with the motivation to phase all the ups and downs in the initial phases. Thanks for the review.

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    1. Ups and downs are part of each startup but the author urges to stay with ones passion.

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  8. I have read this book by Jason Kothari - Irrationally passionate , and I agree with most of what you have said in your review .Also I really love the way your review is so concise.

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  9. I have come across a lot about this book review it's really a worth reading definitely will make time for reading this book as it looks interesting...

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    1. What I liked the most is the expressions and the narrating style.

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  10. This seems a great read for business mind and entrepreneurship . I love to give it a try

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    1. The thought process of the author can help us in any point of life.

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  11. Heard a lot about this book and your review sure is making me add it to my TBR. Will read it soon.

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  12. Easy pointers does help to relate and adapt quickly. Hope to read this book soon.

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    1. All his experiences are lessons to learn from.

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  13. Heard a lot about Jason Kothari and his out of the box approach towards work. Indeed inspiring read

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  14. I checked out this book after a review by one of my friend. This surely looks like something which is must read for inspiration.

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  15. Hey i just finished reading this book! Man Jason Kothari is so damn inspiring! From bargaining that chess set to Thai boxing to acquiring Valiant in college days, he's a master.

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  16. Life stories like his' are so inspiring and motivates to take risks. Thanks for the review. Surely seems like a good read.

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    1. It's a valuable help book for all the entrepreneurs.

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  17. I am looking for a good book to read in this quarantine time. I am glad that I came across this book review and go one recommendation. Thanks, stay safe :)

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    1. This book will definitely help you sail through the quarantine time.

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  18. This looks like a great read... i am surely gonna grab my copy asap.... thanks for detailed review.

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  19. One should aim high sounds really inspiring words. I would love to read out this book after your recommendation.

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    1. Many tips for the startups are really great!

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