He’s an Indian American businessman and philanthropist. He’s the founder and CEO of Innovations Ventures LLC. He has an estimated net worth of USD $1.5 billion. He’s Manoj Bhargava and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.

Manoj was born in India in 1953 and in 1967, moved with his family to Philadelphia. He returned to India and spent the next 12 years traveling to and from a group of communal-like monasteries. He returned to the US and joined his parent’s PVC manufacturing company and then created Innovations Ventures LLC, and launched 5-hour Energy in 2003.

In 2015, he pledged to give 99% of his wealth to philanthropic causes. His 2015 documentary, Billions in Change, reports he has a net worth of over $4 billion.

His rules of success are –

1. Minimize risk
2. Enjoy your work
3. Do something useful
4. Do your maximum today
5. Think with your head
6. Make slam dunk products
7. Avoid aggravation
8. Don’t chase money
9. Think things through
10. Keep it simple

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