Winners Don’t Do Different Things,
They Do Things Differently. ®

An Author, Educator, Business Consultant, and A Much Sought-After Speaker.

He inspires and encourages individuals to realize their true potential. He has taken his dynamic personal messages to opposite sides of the globe, from the U.S. to Singapore. His 40 years of research and understanding has put millions on the path of growth and fulfillment.

Over 9 million copies of his books have been sold globally including his international bestseller “You Can Win” in 21 languages.

His Clients include Lufthansa, HP, DHL, HSBC, Canon, Nestle, Philips, Mercedes, Johnson & Johnson, Metlife, and many more.

Tens of thousands have benefitted from his dynamic workshops internationally in over 20 countries and millions have heard him as a Keynote Speaker. He has appeared on numerous radio and television shows.

Mr. Khera is the brand ambassador of the Round Table Foundation. He has been honored by The Lions International and Rotary International.

His trademark is:

Winners don’t do different things, They do things differently®

Who Is Mr. Shiv Khera?

One of the world’s most respected speakers on attitude, leadership, motivation, and values. He has the rare ability to energize an audience yet deliver complex matters in a simplified manner.

In His Own Words

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Where Did I Start

I am not that educated, my academics are as follows:

I am a B.Com, third division, I failed in my 10th.
In school I was a backbencher, troubling the frontbenchers.

I come from a business family that owned coal mines in India. The mines were nationalized and the government took them over. Right from being mine owners, we came on the streets. And by streets, I mean literally streets. I did not create the mines, I only inherited them. Some families had money but ours did not. My father passed away when I had just graduated from college and we were left with the liabilities. All the assets were gone. I had been married just four weeks then. I remember that a year later my daughter was born and I had to sell some of the last pieces of my mother’s jewelry to get a release from the hospital. I did not have even 10 bucks to buy milk.

I tried my hands on three businesses and failed in all three. Finally, on November 13, 1975, I left India. Initially, I went to Toronto and started life with a bucket in my hand, washing cars door to door for about a year and a half. Then totally by accident, I got into selling life insurance where I was almost fired within the first three months for non-performance.

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Turning Points

There were some turning points that actually changed the direction of my life. I attended a program by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, author of the book The Power of Positive Thinking. That was the time I realized that up till then I kept blaming the whole world for my failures, not realizing that I was my own biggest problem. Nothing changed outside, something changed inside. And the direction of my life changed completely. Thereafter, things turned around. I moved to the US and got into three businesses. I collaborated with a company out of California in 1984, started the New Jersey operations with no clients and eventually sold the company with close to 500 clients.

Why do I share my life story with you? For two reasons:

I kept failing all my life and kept blaming the whole world for my failures not realizing that I was my own biggest problem. Nothing changed outside but something changed inside and the direction of my life changed.

I learned that there are more people in this world who are not working than there are people who are unemployed.

While selling life insurances I was on commission and would only get paid if I sold but there were many people on salary who were not doing their job. That is the time I understood the difference between making money and earning money. That’s the time I understood that making money is criminal and earning money is spiritual, because when you earn money then you put your energy and ethics behind it.

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Giving Back

When I saw my own life change personally, professionally, and socially, that’s the time I realized that it is time to give back. Someone gave direction in my life. Had they not given me the direction I may still have been washing cars. That’s the time I realized that it was my turn to pay it forward.

I started volunteering my time in Maximum Security Prisons in the US. These were not small-time criminals. I started teaching them attitude and self-esteem programs. I saw their lives change. After that, I decided that it was time to take my message to the world.

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