Robin Sharma

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Robin S. Sharma is a Canadian writer, famous speaker, leadership expert and a former Litigation lawyer. He is the author of 15 global best sellers, including The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari and The Leader Who Had No Title. Robin has both Canadian and Mauritian citizenship.

Early life and education

Sharma was born in India. He received his LL.B. degree at the Schulich School of Law in Dalhousie University.


Sharma’s career included work for the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia as a judicial law clerk and employment with the Canadian government as a staff litigation attorney. He is the author of 15 books including Who Will Cry When You Die, The Leader Who Had no Title and The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, which has sold 6 million copies.

Sharma is the founder of a business training firm called Sharma Leadership International Inc. located in Toronto, Canada. Sharma is a leadership expert who was ranked in the top 10 worldwide and was given the Golden Gavel award by Toastmasters International in the year 2011. He was ranked 7th on the International Leadership Professional Gurus list in 2012. and has appeared on “numerous television and radio programs.” He conducts training programmes and workshops even at far flung places like Bogota, Moscow, Shanghai and Paris and runs an annual event called The Titan Summit that features a faculty including Sir Richard Branson, Russell Simmons and other top global thought leaders in Chennai, Hyderabad, etc.

Robin Sharma’s work focused on developing the leadership abilities of every employee, regardless of position. He is known worldwide for his “Lead Without a Title” methodology and for his breakthrough work with top organizations. He also teaches elite performance via his methods that include The 20/20/20 Formula and The 90/90/1 Rule.


He has written several self-help books on personality development and leadership which have been published in more than 60 countries and translated to more than 70 languages. Although he became a successful writer, he was forced to self-publish his first book with 2000 copies with his mother as editor of the first book. His book, The Monk who sold his Ferrari was adapted as a play and staged in places like Mumbai.

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