Traversing through his life journey, the book talks about overcoming one’s fears and failures to achieve success
Having dedicated his entire life towards research and advancement in diabetology, Dr V Mohan launched his book – Making Excellence a Habit in the city. Unravelling the secrets behind building a world-class healthcare system in India, Dr Mohan’s latest book is reportedly a hand guide to success through powerful anecdotes that promises to inspire and motivate people of all ages. Published by Penguin Random House, Making Excellence a Habit traverses through various instances from his life and shows how spirituality and empathy can be seamlessly blended with medicine and science.
Commenting on the launch, Dr Mohan, Chairman and Chief Diabetologist of Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre, said “I am happy to be launching my autobiography in Chennai where my journey with diabetes began. The experience of penning down this long journey has been humbling, and it has also motivated me to strive for excellence. Making Excellence a Habit is a book that showcases how together we have innovated and made breakthroughs in the field of diabetology, making the world take notice of India. The aim of each anecdote and story is to tell the readers what difference determination, perseverance, dedication and resilience can do to people. All of this combined, with the power of positive thinking. I am confident that readers will be moved by many instances in the book and travel along the journey seamlessly.”
Dr R M Anjana, MD, Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre gave her broad outlook on her father’s inspiring journey and briefly highlighted his notable elements of success as a doctor, research scientist and a business leader. She also explained as to how this book will ignite a spark for many young and future doctors, scientists and entrepreneurs.
Based on the life experiences of one of the few practising doctors in India who has contributed to research, education and charity in such a large measure, Making Excellence a Habit documents the fundamentals of what makes a person achieve meaningful success. As per a release, while hard work, passion and focus emerge as winning lessons, delicate and tender learnings from Dr Mohan’s life, such as empathy or spirituality, are not forgotten in the book. Written in Dr Mohan’s sagacious and affable voice, and peppered with examples of his bold and unusual ideas such as planning a diabetes expo or conducting a country-wide diabetes study, this book is a behind-the-scenes account of a person honoured internationally for delivering path-breaking care to hundreds of thousands of people with diabetes.