Reflection on life, work, family, spirituality

New Delhi, November 27 (IANS) While in Wharton, Jason Kothari raised money from family and friends to save him and his favorite childhood comic book company, Valiant Entertainment, from bankruptcy. revive. A few years later, he turned the company into the third-largest superhero entertainment company after Marvel and DC Entertainment and sold it for $ 100 million.

Kothari went on to become a professional turnaround leader and turned several struggling Indian internet icons, helping to save billions of dollars in value, and advised giants like tech investor Softbank, film and television studio Balaji Telefilms and real estate developer Emaar.

“Irrationally Passionate – My Turnaround from Rebel to Entrepreneur” (HarperCollins) is the inside story of how a rebellious teenage train wreck grew into a successful young entrepreneur, business leader and advisor. confident in your thirties.

From getting his first job as Jackie Chan’s assistant in Hong Kong, learning strategy from Muay Thai boxing champions in Thailand, solving huge personal setbacks, becoming CEO in 60 seconds, among many other stories – Kothari’s inspiring journey through countries, industries and businesses has something for everyone.

‘Irrationally Passionate’ is a very personal, authentic and open-ended account of the life of a young entrepreneur. Bursting with practical advice and philosophical ideas, it will compel readers to reflect on how they perceive life, work, family and spirituality by giving them a new perspective.

Kothari says, “Irrational passion is something all entrepreneurs are – the risk and reward profile of entrepreneurship never justifies becoming an entrepreneur. This book is a way to share my story of reversal – the good, the bad and the ugly – and the many lessons that flow from it with students and young entrepreneurs to help them on their journey. I hope this will also encourage more business leaders to openly and authentically share their unique stories for the benefit of all.

Sachin Sharma, Editor-in-Chief of HarperCollins India, says, “Jason’s turnaround story is remarkable, immensely relatable, and instantly hooks the reader. From a rebellious teenager to the creation of the world’s third largest superhero entertainment company, to his phenomenal work in The Internet Space of India, the book tells you you can create your own story of turnaround. at any stage of life. As publishers, we are proud that this special book has become a national bestseller and is on its way to becoming a classic in modern business. “

‘Irrationally Passionate’ is available in paperback and audiobook read by the author. All author’s profits will be donated to the charitable foundation that supports the Shri Sai Baba temple in Shirdi.


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