In many ways Krish Dhanam is the epitome of the American Dream. A native of India , he arrived in the United States with nine dollars in his pocket and a vision of promise in his heart. The American Dream from an Indian Heart is the unfolding of that journey and its hidden promise. In a practical and informative way, Krish showcases how the American Dream is still alive and well. He tackles the issues of faith, freedom, discipline, dignity, pride, possibility, work ethic and relationships with word pictures that will resonate with readers long after they put this book down.
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The advice Krish offers will stir you to the foundation of your belief in this great and awesome land. He reverently pays homage to “the land of the free and the home of the brave” as only a grateful immigrant can do. With a glowing foreword by his mentor Zig Ziglar, this book has also received accolades from communication giant Nido Qubein, sales master Tom Hopkins, and spiritual philosopher and theologian Dr. Ramesh Richard.
Krish Dhanam was born in the coastal town of Vizag, in Andhra Pradesh, India . In 1984 he finished his MBA at the Institute of Management Technology and migrated to the United States in 1986.
As a proud card carrying member of the sales force of America Krish soon started his corporate climb. Through training, teaching and facilitating seminars all over the
world, Krish launched his professional speaking career. As one of only two executive coaches personally trained by Zig Ziglar, Krish has successfully delivered his message of hope, humor and balance in over forty international venues and throughout the continental United States . His client list is the who's who of global enterprise and he has received accolades from some of the most distinguished organizations including, The United States Army, Christian Dior, Steelcase Industries, Apollo Hospitals, The Environmental Protection Agency, Weyerhauser and the Florida Department of Revenue.
He is the author of The American Dream from an Indian Heart and contributing author to Top Performance written by Zig Ziglar. Happily over married to his bride of nineteen years he and his wife Anila are the proud parents of Nicolas who is twelve years old. Krish and his family make their home in Flower Mound, Texas . As a volunteer he sits on the board of the Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. Krish is also actively involved in his church, where he teaches a large Sunday school class and regularly speaks in prisons sharing his message.
“Thank you very much for an exceptional job in providing specialized training for Brother International. Everyone I have spoken to today, from the President of the company to people who would like to be included in the next round, have commented about how they heard about the success of this training."
Roxanne Jurtschenko, Sr. Mgr. Sales/Operations - Brother International
"Krish beat our expectations! He received an 'ah ha' from our group. I would highly recommend Krish for his great concepts and excellent delivery. He was a positive spark for our organization!"
Mark Wyatt, Vice President Marketing - U.S.Foodservice,Denver
“Thank you Krish for sharing your message with the INS. You have inspired us to achieve the greatness we hold within us.”
James Ziglar, Former Commissioner - Immigration and Naturalization Service