Pukh Theory is a multilayer book which contains 80 pages and 12 chapters. It is not only a book but is a movie, a story and a guru in its true form. The book politely tells the professionals that anyone with exceptional set of skills can become Danial but to be Lala, one has to have wisdom and true love for his work. This wisdom and true love for work can be found at writer’s place who describes it so conveniently.
THE BOOK LOOKS:
Pukh Theory looks different from typical management books. Its title, page, font and especially the language used in the book are quite unusual. Everything is deviated, if not against, the rules of writing and publishing a book on a serious topic. Even the name of the book and the smiling hero at the title are not recommended for a book which is intended to be written to guide the CEOs of the organizations.
Smiling Gadha, be it Guru or the Pukh, on every page with a smiling face does not haunt you especially when the smile is not meaningless.
“Hain, ye kya???” is the first thought that comes to your mind when you hold this book in your hands. This “Ye kya” intrigues you to read it further; and this is how you go into a detailed read of it. It could be confidently said, in other words, that this is a psychological tactic that successfully engages the reader for a thorough read.
THE BOOK CONTAINS:
The content has been presented in the form of a lucid story woven around three characters i.e. Lala, Pukh and Danial. Through these characters the writer emphasizes that, to be a successful professional you have to have the willingness of Danial, the wisdom of Lala; and to remain successful, you have to groom Pukh in a structured way.
The book is easy to understand because it has used the story-telling technique which does not let the reader drift away from the text.
What should be appreciated greatly and given the credit of being relevant to the today’s world and which make it a prescription for the ailments of the modern organizations is; it contains a story which not only unfolds but also quite inherently queries the body and the anomalies of the culture of modern organizations—the corporate sector.
Pukh Theory does not overburden the reader with too many concepts rather is based upon one but crucial concept i.e. “Having Pukh”. The rest of the book revolves around it ascertaining a fertile impact achieved by the simplicity of the content and presentation thereupon.
The book discusses the challenges faced by a leader. It describes how the environment and people resist in enjoying the fresh air. It tells how a heart grooms a brain and how values lead skills towards glory.
It helps you understand the language of your heart and respond to it accordingly, and how the voice of heart influences others. It guides the reader as to why it is important to develop the left brain before getting the best results from the right brain.
The book silently leads you to the avenues of leadership while wandering about the streets of business management.
It is not that number 13 always brings misfortunes and calamities. And this optimism is supplemented by the Chapter 13 of Pukh Theory. This chapter has been left empty for you—the reader of the book. So that you may write your own words—your future on the pages of a dynamic chapter. In simple words, these pages are for the notes of the reader to be taken and reflections over the read to be written.
It is today’s book, for the people of today, for the industry of today and for the students of today. The book is actually aiming to face the leadership crisis which is expected in 2015.
Readers belonging to different factions of professions can learn from the book according to their need, as it caters to the readers ranging from the people managers to merely the students of management sciences.
As a people manager, you will find golden rules for your own growth and for the growth of your reportees. It contains all the guidelines for you and for your team leaders. You will learn an easy method to groom your people and to develop your replacement which will eventually ascend you to the next level.
Even if you know everything which is written in the book, you must keep with you to go through its chapters every now and then so that if you forget any of the lessons, you find your Guru very next to you.
Whenever you are free or whenever you are handicapped by the circumstances, open your bookshelf, go through it from anywhere and start doing your work. It will help you understand yourself, simplify the situations and groom your peers.
The book helps the executives and associates as well who wants to be people manager in near future.
As a people manager (CEO, VP, Director or manager), you can suggest today’s leaders to stop feeling insecure and start delegating their skills to groom tomorrow’s leaders by using the methodology Lala uses in training his new Pukh. And as a student of business administration/management sciences, you will find a Guru in it. Whatever the Guru Gadha says on each of the pages is a guideline for your career as you are the future management trainee and you are the future people manager.
Do not think of what the CEO Danial does to his team but just look at the thinking patron of Lala, you will become Danial at first and then will be Lala soon.
I shall highly recommend Pukh Theory to be your bed-book or at least to be kept in the bookshelf of your office and in the library of your university.
LALA, THE GURU…
A very important point: We are afraid of having Pukhs but Lala tells why it is important to have Pukhs of every leader and if we keep avoiding Pukhs, our specie will not survive any longer.
Lala, the hero of the story, is the guru for all the managers and leaders of today’s organizations. Everyone seeks for a guru in real life who takes them through the difficult most phases of life and makes it easier for them and for their generations. Lala does the same for Danial and his successors. Danial includes all the people managers and all the leaders.
When the Danial is ready, the Lala arrives
The climax of Pukh Theory is its closing which is actually its beginning and a food for thought for everyone including Danials of the industry…
There is not much to say about Lala Farhad and Lala Faraz who see through the future and give instructions to the Pukhs of coming generations to face it with wisdom, vision and positivity.
Farhad said once, it takes 45mins to read “Pukh Theory”. That’s right but it takes 45 days to digest and 45 months to implement (as it is too simple to be acceptable for the traditional bosses). It is a master piece for today’s and tomorrow’s leaders.