Connect The Dots Book Report

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Harshit Gupta
Rachit Kasera
Aman Saxena
Jeet Peswani
Chayan Sabharwal
Ipsha Ghosh

“Connect the Dots” is a book written by Rashmi Bansal.It tells the stories of courage, determination and inspiration of 20 people from different backgrounds who chose to become entrepreneurs but are not professionally qualified in the field they have excelled in. The book title is inspired by the famous quote of none other than Steve Jobs – “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”
The book gives us insights about the struggles and achievements of 20
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Sunil believed in recognising limitations; focusing on what you love and what you’re good at. He outsourced milk production to other suppliers instead of in-house production to focus on making cheese only.

Self-Monitoring –Sunil was not good at academics, hence he did not pursue it forward. Sunil started making cheese but only to prove to the family that he had learnt something in the two years spent in Belgium. For eight years it remained a hobby. Slowly after getting few clients, he started expanding. The pace was slow as he was aware about his limitations.
Chetan Maini - Reva Electric Car Company
Openness to New Experiences Fascination with developing a new industry in India
High conscientiousness Constantly fighting lobbying efforts of oil industry and automobile industry
High Extraversion Assertive in pitching for his product
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