A small chat with Sfurti!
Sfurti Sahare is a Motivational Speaker and a Peak Performance Coach. She works with various organizations, Sports teams, entrepreneurs to help them and their teams to achieve excellence. She is a Computer Engineer and she is a National Chess Player. Let us know more about her writing.
What inspired you to start writing?
People always called MS Dhoni Lucky. But I wanted to decode the Luck Mystery. I wanted to know his thinking Pattern, I wanted to know, whats makes him so powerful and dangerous extreme in pressure. Finally his winning shot, under pressure innings in WC inspired me to find out what makes him so extraordinary.
What did you like to read when you were a girl?
I always read Motivational Books. I always loved to improve myself mentally.
What is the greatest challenge in writing a book?
For me, writing was not a Challenge but finding a publisher for a 23 year old girl who is fresher and commenting on India’s Biggest Icon was a Challenge. I got 22 rejections and finally Jaico Published it. It is now Amazon no.1 bestseller.
How much research do you before writing the book?
It took me around 3 years to research and write. I went to Ranchi twice, stayed there for 10 days, spoken to his family and childhood friends, teachers etc.
Then met Saurav Ganguly. went to his home at Kolkata. Met Mahi Sir (Dhoni) 3 times.
What motivated you to write the book “Think and Win Like Dhoni”?
Once i understood what Dhoni has, now I wanted to share it with the World.
Can you tell us more about your latest book “Think and Win Like Dhoni”?
It speaks about 5 Mind tactics/ 5 Mental Skills of Dhoni. Its a pure Motivational Book, something which will inspire you to chase your Dreams. This Book has certain work ethics of Dhoni which makes him an ultimate performer.
How did you came up with the idea of writing non fiction genre book?
I never wanted to write a Story book on Dhoni. I always wanted to write Self help, which can serve to the entire Nations. If Dhoni can use these mental Strategies and become a winner, why can’t I?
Who are your favourite authors?
Ryonda Byrne and Louis Hay.
How much time do you dedicate for writing on a daily basis?
What words of wisdom would you like to give to aspiring writers?
Follow your Heart , it somehow knows the way. Don’t listen too much to every opinion.