Thrive – The Third Metric To Redefine Success

Author: Arianna Huffington

Genre: Self Help, Memoirs

My boss, Umang Vohra, MD of Cipla, gave this book to me. He had read it, loved it and had gifted a copy to his leadership team.

Arianne is the quintessential achiever: founder of the famous Huffington Post (she sold it to AOL for US$315m), profiled as World’s Top 100 Most Influential People by Time, included by Fortune in Most Powerful Women list, included in Oprah Winfrey’s SuperSoul100 list of visionaries and influential leaders… But after working non stop 18 hours a day, seven days a week, one day she collapsed due to over exhaustion and sleep deprivation. This – probably along with challenges in her personal life (divorce with her congressman husband, daughter was a self-confessed drug addict, lost election to Arnold Schwarzenegger) – was her wake-up call and she asked herself the primordial question – “What really is a good life?”.