Apart from being a renowned author, Vijay Eswaran is also an entrepreneur. He founded the QI Group of Companies. He also is its executive chairman. Following his passion to mentor entrepreneurs, he established the QI Group of companies. This was a plan to oversee investments in real estate and education. In 1998, he developed a direct selling network in Philippines. He hosts V-connection. This is a motivational and training event that attracts over 20,000 attendees.
Viraj’s writing skills also help him reach a bigger audience. In his book Two Minutes from the Abyss, he reminds you of the impermanence of life. He further states that tomorrow is not promised and so you should live today like it is your last. You should make the most out of your time.
About change, he writes,
It begins from within
He compares human beings to a magnet. When a magnet’s polarity changes, It attracts change. The change starts from the inside and goes round in circles. The innermost circle is the part that feels the strongest pull of the magnet. This is the same with humans. those close to you will feel the change first. It begins when you drop habits and make continuous efforts.
The effect of the change is over-lapping
Change can’t happen in a single cycle. To achieve real change, it takes many cycles. One set leads to another. It must overlap all your life aspects, mental, physical and spiritual. Nothing should resist change. Not changing is dying.
On the 5 Cs of servant leadership, he says that leadership is not about giving orders. True leaders are servants. They should put service above self. He goes ahead to give qualities of servant leaders.
He believes the greatest workers an organization can have is its workers. A leader that takes good care of his workers will never have to worry about poor service to customers. When you treat your workers well, they will treat the customers well.
A good leader is one with the clarity of vision. This quality is important in helping you focus on objectives. It also aids in understanding your purpose. Once your vision is clear, you communicate it to your workers. This will unify them towards achieving the same goal.