Hitesh Ramchandani is on a mission to inspire 50 million people to be ‘better than normal.’
What’s your story?
I was born with cerebral palsy due to a doctor’s negligence at birth. My parents wanted the doctor to do a c-section, but he decided to do a normal delivery instead. In the process, I was born leg first, instead of head first like healthy babies are born. I lost oxygen for 90 seconds, and that is the cause of my cerebral palsy. After that, the doctor had the cheek to say that I won’t live for more than 24 hours. Until now, 26 years have passed, I’m alive, but I think the doctor died.
What excites you most about your industry?
My mission is to inspire 50,000,000 people by 2050 to become BETTER THAN NORMAL.
What’s your connection to Asia?
My mother is from India and I am currently living in Jaipur, Rajashtan, India.
Favourite city in Asia for business and why?
India. It has a population of 1.3 Billion. That means 1.3 billion people for me to instill the BETTER THAN NORMAL mindset and lifestyle.
What’s the best piece of advice you ever received?
Take one step every single day to step out of your comfort zone which is also your prison zone, so that you can strive to become the best version of yourself.
Who inspires you?
My cousin-brother Vicky Vaswani inspires me because if it wasn’t for him, I would have never ever dreamed of becoming a global motivational speaker. He is the man behind my success and I look up to him as a role model.
What have you just learnt recently that blew you away?
I recently learnt about the power of becoming an influencer. It is crazy how much “power” some influencers have over the masses. In some cases it is even more than the government of the country.
If you had your time again, what would you do differently?
I would have join Toastmasters earlier to help me overcome my crazy fear of public speaking. I waited a little too long but, I guess everything is about timing, isn’t it?
How do you unwind?
Gym, movies in the cinema and chilling with friends.
Favourite Asian destination for relaxation? Why?
Bali, Indonesia. I love the beaches there as well as the friendly people.
Everyone in business should read this book:
Jack Canfield, ‘The Success Principles.’ It is not a business book per say but this is the book that changed not just my business but also my life.
Shameless plug for your business:
I would like to ask you to join me on my mission to inspire 50,000,000 people by 2050 to become BETTER THAN NORMAL. If you know any organisation that is looking for a motivational speaker for their next event or conference, please send them my way! I specialise in these 3 topics:
2) Sales Motivation
3) Diversity & Inclusion
How can people connect with you?
Like My Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/HiteshGRamchandani/
Subscribe To My YouTube Channel : https://www.youtube.com/betterthannormal
Follow Me On Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/better_than_normal/
Connect With Me On LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/hiteshramchandani/
Check Out My Website: betterthannormal.life
Whatsapp my brother/manager Vicky to get me to speak at your event at +65 8139 6881.
This interview is part of the ‘Callum Connect’ series of more than 500 interviews
Callum Laing is an entrepreneur and investor based in Singapore. He has previously started,
built and sold half a dozen businesses and is now a Partner at Unity-Group Private Equity and Co-Founder of The Marketing Group PLC. He is the author two best selling books ‘Progressive Partnerships’ and ‘Agglomerate’.