About the Authors
PRASHANT SHARMA Life Coach, Master Soft Skills Facilitator and Behavioral Trainer, Ed-Tech Entrepreneur Conducted his first training program in 1996 when he was invited by the New Delhi YMCA to lead a course in Public Speaking & Effective Communication. The Times of India too has recognized this achievement.
Prashant has extensive expertise in mentoring leaders, inspiring professionals and has helped thousands of students realize their true potential. Prashant is a First Prize Diploma holder in Public Speaking from the Nazareth’s Speakers Academy, Mumbai and a B.Com from the Sydenham College, Mumbai. Upon completion of his Masters in Management from the University of Massachusetts, USA, he returned
to India to be part of the Indian post-liberalization story.
His first job with the Taj Group of Hotels as Duty Manager made him realize the disparity between the soft skills of the average Indian vis-a-vis the people in the West. Prashant rightly predicted that this lack of soft skills would be a great hindrance to the employability of our Indian graduates and soon started personality development training. He has been an entrepreneur with international exposure to diverse verticals greatly adding to his knowledge and expertise. This entrepreneurial experience has
helped him sharpen his sales and marketing instincts Prashant develops and delivers his own content. His trainings are based entirely out of his extensive real world professional experience backed by solid management concepts.
His programs are based on his in-house developed Learning-Internalization-Feedback-
Evaluation (LIFE) Model. He specializes in all kinds of soft skills & behavioral trainings. Prashant has conducted programs pan-India for professionals from Fortune 500 companies to SMEs to Public Sector Corporations. He is a visiting faculty at prestigious training institutions like HIPA (training IAS/IPS officers), INGAF-Min. Of Finance, SBI Gurukul, etc. Prashant has also been invited to educational institutions like Symbiosis SCHMRD, Ansals University, Subharti University, etc. as Visiting Faculty for speaking to students on the merits of Soft Skills.
Prashant is currently setting up a chain of soft skills training franchisee centers pan- India, the first of which opened in Faizabad-Ayodhya in July 2014. A successful in-school program called SuperSkills is being rolled out pan-India. The focus is on creating employability skills and soft skills in children at the school stage itself.