Raushni Bhagia
Marketing

Reading Room: "I like mysteries, too": Sumeet Singh

Sumeet Singh, senior vice-president, marketing, corporate communications and strategic alliances at Info Edge (India), on her favourite books.

I often read two books at a time. Currently, I am reading Steve Jobs' biography by Walter Isaacson. The other book that I have my hands on, You Can Heal Your Life, by Louise L Hay, is based on spirituality.

Reading Room: "I like mysteries, too": Sumeet Singh
What I like about Hay's book is that it talks about everyday life and a different way of looking at situations. Steve Jobs created an iconic brand, so the book is inspirational. I have just read the first few pages. I like mysteries, too, because I started with the Nancy Drews and Hardy Boys and then grew up to Agatha Christie and Perry Mason.

Among my favourites is The Monk who Sold his Ferrari (by Robin Sharma), which teaches you to lead your life with greater balance, strength, courage and joy. More importantly, the book tries to bring you into the "Now".

The Secret (Rhonda Byrne) is inspiring. The fact that the law of attraction works in all situations - be it work, possessions or relationships - is intriguing, though I feel that it is not very easy to practice.

Another favourite of mine is Jim Collins' Good to Great. It is based on hard evidence and how great companies have been built on strong foundations.