The Inspiring Success Story of an Indian Entrepreneur

Today, I am thrilled to share with you an incredible tale of perseverance, ambition, and accomplishment. Brace yourself for an inspiring journey as I unveil the success story of an Indian entrepreneur – mine.

Through sheer determination and unwavering dedication, I have traversed an extraordinary path, and I’m excited to take you along with me.

As we begin 2020, I looked at the journey of last few years and thought to share some of it…

2016: Year of self awareness!

I was in a job and getting paid well

Found my passion and purpose. Read the book 10X Rule by my first mentor Grant Cardone

Started reading self help books like, Start with Why, Key Person of Influence, Oversubscribed, etc.

Started investing in self development. First big investment was $2000 in Grant Cardone University in order to learn sals.

I started with what I had and what I was learning. Created content on social media. I had only few followers then.

2017: Year of trials & testing on Social Media!

Spent over 13 Lakhs in self learning in 12 months, includes my second mentor Sifu Dan Lok’s High Ticket Closing program as well. I learnt the art of branding, positioning, content creation, book writing, funnel building, email marketing, closing, public speaking, webinar and workshop conducting etc.

Started writing my first book 80%Mindset 20%Skills

Did few free & cost effective workshops for Rs.699, started from Passive Income, Cold Calling Mastery, and all the way to paid workshop called “Passion that Pays”. There were the Proof of concepts that people are ready to pay for what I am teaching.

Stayed away from family as I had to win the battle of building business around passion. I needed to take massive action and for which I needed 100% unwavering focus on my passion and profession.

2018: Year of Launch and Freedom

I was able to quit a 16-year long 9to5 life with a salary of Rs.3.5Lakh a month and started to build my business around passion

Launched Mentorship program called Passionpreneur Mastermind, a one stop mentorship program to transform lives

Failed to close big ticket clients and felt miserable in my first workshop

Built 10K followers organically

TEDx and JoshTalks

Best Selling Author

Highly Paid Keynote speech. Making Rs. 3.5 lakh for 2 hours

2019: Year of growth

Kick off the 1 Crore Coach Program along with Ron Malhotra and started first batch and shortlisted batch 2

Travelled to Vancouver to receive my 6 Figure award from Sifu Dan Lok

Travelled to international locations like Hong Kong, Thailand & Dubai

Made over 1 Crore

First International Keynote Speech in Nepal

Launched Passionpreneur Mentors program & partners with 4 of my mentees. This is the effort that isn’t sexy at the beginning but this will help me to scale Passionpreneur mentees to having thousands of mentees. This also gives an opportunity to few mentees to become my partners in future.

Helped my mentees quit their jobs and start their business.

Started Passionpreneur Mastermind Batch 3.

Corporate client – 6 Months engagement – Teaching Sales and Leadership.

Campaign on Leadership and Sales. Building a massive blog around it.

Will be helping corporate clients to build they social presence and social brand as well.

Moved into WeWork with my team.

100K Followers on YouTube, LinkedIn and Facebook.

2020: Year of Scaling 

Taking 1 Crore Coach global – Dubai, Oman. Just returned from the Dubai Trip and met some great people. Now is the time to collaborate and go global, go big!

Helping mentees grow their business and scale it

1 Million Followers

Launching 2 books – 6 Sundays A Week Life and one more



Travelling to Las Vegas for 10x Growth Con and Meeting my first mentor Grant Cardone. I have been following Grant Cardone for 3 years but never had a chance to meet him personally but this year I will make it.

Travelling to other international destinations like – Singapore, Bali, Spain, Italy, etc.

Spending quality time with family

20x Growth

Building an empire which is fully automated through People, Process and Systems

Building a digital university covering various critical skills like – Social Media Mastery, Filling the webinar and workshops, Closing from the stage, Social Media Brand building organically, writing a best selling book etc.

Aim is to make over Rs. 6 Crore

As I look back on this incredible journey, I am filled with a profound sense of gratitude and fulfillment. The challenges I faced, the lessons I learned, and the victories I celebrated have shaped me into the person I am today.

But this is just the beginning. My success story as an Indian entrepreneur continues to evolve, as I embrace new ventures, innovate, and strive for even greater heights.

I hope that my story has ignited a spark within you, reminding you that success knows no bounds when fueled by passion and unwavering determination.

Remember, your own success story is waiting to be written. Go forth, dream big, and make it happen!

Thank you for being part of my journey. Wish you a happy new year.

How does your journey look like, please let me know in the comment box below!

To your transformation,

Dev Gadhvi

India’s First Passionpreneur Mentor, 1 Crore Coach

TEDx and JoshTalks Speaker,

Best Selling Author

Highly Paid Indian Influencer


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