Become more intelligent + better thinker + better learner + smarter + more successful

Most people are born intelligent but few do anything to enhance their intelligence or becoming smarter in their area of focus/profession. Very few have processes and systems to apply their intelligence and smarts to achieve the success they seek.

This  disruptive pandemic has shown many intelligent people that they lack the learning and thinking skills, that they are lagging in learning and self-development, and are not smart enough to be competitive in the ‘new normal’. As a result, many people,  even those with elite credentials find themselves ‘lacking’.  Are you one of them?

Many of you may want to ‘give up’, BUT this is a fantastic opportunity to RESET, TAKE STOCK and REINVENT YOURSELF to achieve your ‘personal greatness’.

This website and our offerings will help you become more intelligent, become a better thinker and learner, become smarter and provide you the processes and systems to achieve your personal greatness. You will get insightful articles, presentations, podcasts and videos, tools and resources you can use, communities of people on similar journeys and the support and accountability help to assist you to achieve your ‘personal greatness’.

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“I loved being interviewed by Ram!  He asked incredibly insightful questions. As an added benefit – I learned so much from him during our discussion.  Along with being a great interviewer, he is an amazing thinker!”

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

World's #1 Leadership Thinker & Coach

“An interview with Ram is a treat. He asks thoughtful, probing questions and the conversation develops as a real dialogue. I’d sign up to talk with him any time! Business Thinking Radio is one of the great podcasts”

Sally Helgesen

World's Premier Women's Leadership Expert

“The mark of a good interviewer is if the interviewee’s own thinking evolves. Ram’s probing questions definitely helped me —and was fun to boot.


Prof. Sanjay Sarma

Head of Open Learning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“I thoroughly enjoyed the interview with Ram. I had scheduled twenty minutes but continued for over an hour because his questions were so engaging“

Dr. Ellen Langer

Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

About Ram


Ram Iyer is a five-time entrepreneur, immigrant, former Fortune100 exec and Silicon Valley venture capitalist. He built one venture that did business in 16 countries and on the next venture, lost his entire life savings. MONEY magazine labeled him as "The Comeback Kid". He's had multiple experiences in surviving, recovering and thriving. He has graduate degrees in engineering and business, one from MIT. He runs the Business Thinking Institute in Princeton.

He provides unique insights that will help you succeed as an individual, employee, entrepreneur, entrepreneur, business leader or civic leader. He is a straight shooter who speaks from personal successes and failures, speaks to many experts and combines research with psychology and common sense. 

"Ram is an amazing thinker!"
- Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, World's #1 Leadership Thinker & Coach

“Ram is one of the smartest and nicest people I know. He’s superb at conceptualizing new ideas and business models.”
- Richard Guha, Former CEO Alliant Energy

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