Survive, Recover & Thrive in the ‘New Normal’

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Reinvent yourself to thrive in the ‘new normal.’

Insightful. Practical. Immediate.

This  pandemic is disruptive. We’ve become socially isolated, lost jobs and businesses,  and feel uncertain about how to survive this pandemic. Vaccines are coming but a cure (total eradication) may take decades. There is widespread fear, uncertainty and confusion. Entire industries are changing. Education, family living, socializing, travel and jobs are very different in the new normal.

You want explanations of what they mean, what to expect and what you could do – in simple, understandable and practical terms. You’re in the right place.

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“I loved being interviewed by Ram!  He asked incredibly insightful questions. As an added benefit – I learned so much from him during our discussion.  Along with being a great interviewer, he is an amazing thinker!”

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

World's #1 Leadership Thinker & Coach

“An interview with Ram is a treat. He asks thoughtful, probing questions and the conversation develops as a real dialogue. I’d sign up to talk with him any time! Business Thinking Radio is one of the great podcasts”

Sally Helgesen

Women's Leadership Expert

“The mark of a good interviewer is if the interviewee’s own thinking evolves. Ram’s probing questions definitely helped me —and was fun to boot.”
Prof. Sanjay Sarma

Head of Open Learning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“I thoroughly enjoyed the interview with Ram. I had scheduled twenty minutes but continued for over an hour because his questions were so engaging“

Dr. Ellen Langer

Professor of Psychology, Harvard University


"Ram is an amazing thinker!"
- Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, World's #1 Leadership Thinker & Coach

“Ram is one of the smartest and nicest people I know. He’s superb at conceptualizing new ideas and business models.”
- Richard Guha, Former CEO Alliant Energy


Ram is a five-time entrepreneur, immigrant, former Fortune50 executive and Silicon Valley venture capitalist. He built one venture that did business in 16 countries and on the next venture, lost his entire life savings. MONEY magazine labeled him as "The Comeback Kid". He's had multiple experiences in surviving, recovering and thriving. He has graduate degrees in engineering and business, one from MIT. He runs the Business Thinking Institute in Princeton.

He provides unique insights that will help you succeed as an individual, employee, entrepreneur, entrepreneur, business leader or civic leader. He is a straight shooter who speaks from personal successes and failures, speaks to many experts and combines research with psychology and common sense.

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