The Advisory Board
Shekhar Tripathi’s car gets slammed by an SUV while it is parked in front of his apartment building, leaving the car inoperative. He is already in grief, not having recovered from his wife’s death three months ago. At the same time, his business, Westland Tourism, is dwindling rapidly.
He feels lonely. How could someone take all the important things away from him at once?
This book totally took me by surprise in the beginning and I'm very happy I picked ...more
The next day, after his car gets shattered by an SUV, he sets off to his work by a taxi. After talking with driver and listening his story, Shekhar's life takes U-turn. ...more
The story is about Shekhar. He is the protagonist of this story. He is going through a low phase in his life. Each and everything happening in his life is not good. His personal as well as proffesional life is sucked up. His business is in loss too which keeps him in stress. His car got slammed while travelling. This was worst that could happen to him.
He user to travel by his car to his work but now he has no option left other than taking taxi. He now travels by taxi. Everyday ...more
THE ADVISORY BOARD by Hemant R Joshi is an urban fiction portraying life of Shekhar ,CEO of Westland Travels .Three months back he lost his wife and his priced possession ,Honda Civic is rammed up and is non operational now .Over all the losses ,he is also facing downfall in business and is thinking of selling off his company .But life changes when he takes a cab to office after 5 years and unknowingly the cab driver helps him .
For me The Advisory Board is a self help fic ...more
" The Advisory Board " is one such book . The story line is simple , Shekhar is going through difficult phase of his life, both on personal and professional front. He lost his wife recently and his buisness was dwindling rapidly . On top of it ,someone slammed his car ,leaving it inoperative. He started using Taxi to commute ,and it completely changed his life. Because he learnt fro ...more
Story revolves around Shekhar and his journey with various taxi drivers.
Shekhar is facing many problems in his life from both side personal and professional. He lost his wife three months back and his business is almost collapse , suffering huge losses and someone slammed his car while it is parked in front of his apartment so In next morning he decide to take a taxi for traveling. D ...more
Everyone is battling their own wars that we know nothing about and all sometimes we need is compassion, kindness and someone who can listen and understand to us in this busy life. Listen to the stories around you and you will find enough motivation to keep going in life when you are going through a low phase...
Shekhar is going through the rough situation ...more
Author: Hemant R Joshi
A loud thud disturbed the four-storey building of Siddhivinayak Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. This story is revolve around Shekhar. Despite being in a city that had one of the better cab services in the country, Shekhar rarely needed to travel in these British era cabs known for their lack of safety. In fact, most of them didn’t even have an air conditioner. Instead of finding chartered buses for his tourists, Shekhar could l ...more
The plot is Shekhar's journey to recovering his company and getting is life back on track with the help of his special advisory who teach him various things. The plot didn't involve a ...more
Author:Hemant R Joshi
Life of Shekhar, as he learns and accepts many truths and lessons about life, is what is discussed in the book. The things that he acquires from various taxi drivers, whom he encounters in different seemingly coincidental situations, make the plot for this well written story. Each advise he gets can be separated and put in to our own contexts, and it makes the story very much relatable too.
Shekhar was having a bad life as he called it, with lots ...more
This book wonderfully explains the mindsets and perspectives of every driver on the road. What fascinated me the most is how every small experience contributes so well to the story and life of the protagonist. I personally could relate to many of the experiences and also learn many things about the roads and traffic. The biggest take away from this book for me is the new found respect I have for every driver and especially for those driving b ...more
𝑵𝒂𝒎𝒆: The Advisory Board
𝑨𝒖𝒕𝒉𝒐𝒓: Hemant R. Joshi
𝑮𝒆𝒏𝒓𝒆: Contemporary Fiction
𝑷𝒖𝒃𝒍𝒊𝒔𝒉𝒆𝒓: Notion Press
𝑴𝒚 𝒓𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
𝑺𝒚𝒏𝒐𝒑𝒔𝒊𝒔: Shekhar Tripathi's life is in a precarious position, with his dwindling business, his wife's death three months ago and suddenly his favourite car, is slammed by an SUV, adding to his misery.
His life's has hit an all time low when he takes his first cab ride for the first time in five years. The ride changes his life in a way t ...more
Book name - The advisory board
Author - Hemant Joshi
Ratings - 4.5 ⭐
Cover and Title is perfect for the Book.
The Book is quite simple but the way of storytelling is awesome. The story is about Shekhar, who is going through the difficult time of his life. He lost his wife and his business was also going down, this was not enough one day his car met with an accident. He started using a Taxi to commute, and it completely changed his life. he came across a few cab driver's sto ...more
Author- Hemant R Joshi
Review- This book is a kind of book which will always stay in heart and I would love to open it again in my life to feel the words and sayings again. It’s a captivating story of a guy whom everyone could relate to very easily. His name is Shekhar Tripathi, who is a young businessman dealing with hard times because his wife died, he tries to cope with it to pass the phase and get back to normal. Many times, in life we feel trapped as if our probl ...more
🚕 The advisory board follows the story of Shekar who has a Westland tourism business. Already grieving due to the death of his wife three months ago, Shekar is alone on his own and stressing over his declining company. In mist of looking for a buyer for his company Shekar's misery is added when his favorite Civic car is smashed by a powerful man's driver right in front of his apartment. He now feels he has lost everything and which makes his self esteem ...more
Author : Hemant R Joshi
Publisher : Notion Press
Version : kindle
Rating : 5/5
Cover : 5/5
About the book :
The book is a tribute to taxi drivers. Which is the most amazing part of the whole story. It is really great to see someone who thought so out of the box to give tribute to all the hardworking taxi drivers who are left behind and are given no recognition. I liked the way the author has tried to explain they are " The Best Advisors ". I found the story to be a l ...more
Author - Hemant R Joshi
Publisher - notion press
Genre - Inspirational /fiction
Pages - 312
Format - Kindle
The story revolves around the protagonist Shekhar Tripathi, who 's car gets slammed by someone in front of his apartment building leaving the car inoperative. He is suffering from hard days as he lost his wife three months ago and his business, Westland Tourism is dwindling rapidly. Next day, he is forced to take a taxi as a substitute. The driver tells him a horr ...more
Author - @hemantrjoshi
Content - Shekar is passing through a rough phase in his life. His wife has died,his tourism business is having downfall and moreover his car recently got damaged in an accident.In all of these crisis,when he is thinking of selling his business,he got his life changing advise from none other than taxi drivers. Everyday when he takes cab for his office or while coming back,he interacts with the drivers and from their experiences he learns something new a ...more
It's a really really simple book. Really nice and lucid flow of language which makes it a easy read even for people who is not regular readers. Yet, the book has the capacity ...more
Author- Hemant R Joshi
The story is very simple but has important message for every reader. We go through a lot of tough situations in life and feel like this is our fate and nothing can be done but art of not giving up and learning continuously is the key to our success. The protagonist Shekhar is going through a rough phase in life. Financial crisis, demise of life partner and to add on to this his car gets damaged due to an accident. Shekhar was forced to take Taxi ...more
Shekhar, an entrepreneur has been facing the biggest setback of his life. R ...more
Author : Hemant R Joshi
Publisher : Notion Press
The book revolves around the protagonist Shekhar Tripathi and his unexpected adventures of miseries and struggles by the comprehensive blend of the sentiments of respect and admiration to the taxi drivers. The plot and narration are simply put for the quest of survival with the help of good characterisation and portrayal of incidences. The outcome of grief is sometimes undefined, but here in the story it could be anyw ...more