The 5 C’s

Dr. Satya Mitra

Running a prosperous, resilient company is the goal of every entrepreneur, but there are essential steps to success that most people miss. This step-by-step handbook will help you better serve your business, clients, employees, and community with a quintet of common-sense practices every business person should master.

Dr. Satya Mitra rose up from his poor childhood in rural India to become an influential business leader. In The 5 C’s, he unveils the process that enabled him to thrive as a businessman, leader, philanthropist, family man, and neighbor. By emphasizing how opportunities can arise from challenges, he shows how life’s negative incidents can turn into positive outcomes and offers invaluable advice on honing your entrepreneurship abilities and leadership skills, developing sustainable relationships, and expanding your influence by becoming a force for positive change.

When you lead, inspire, and give back to others, you can reap unparalleled rewards. The 5 C’s are the tools you’ll need.

Press & Praise

Timothy P. Murray, President and CEO of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce

"I have known Dr. Mitra for nearly thirty years. There are few individuals I know who have had such a positive impact on the community in which they live. Dr. Mitra's work ethic and positive approach to life demonstrates that you can be successful in the workplace and simultaneously enrich and strengthen your community as well. His book, The 5 C's, reflecting his life's amazing story, offers valuable ideas for entrepreneurs and leaders to succeed."

KR Ravindran, President, Rotary International, 2015-16

"Dr. Mitra reflects successful entrepreneurship, true leadership, and unselfish philanthropy. He has had a proven track record as a Rotary leader. It strikes me that he is clearly a person of action who both talks the talk and walks the walk. No doubt his skill as a motivational speaker played a significant part in his achievements. His book offers very simple yet very powerful ideas, making it a must-read for entrepreneurs and leaders. The inspirational, real-life story makes it very readable."

Craig L. Blais, President and CEO, Worcester Business Development Corporation

"The 5 C's is steeped in rich culture with strong supporting family values that ultimately define an entrepreneur's success. This book takes you on a journey from a mud shack in India to a high-rise in Worcester, Massachusetts. It's a must-read about turning the pains of life into satisfying success."

Dr. Satya Mitra

Dr. Satya Mitra is a successful entrepreneur who has dedicated his life to serving others. After earning his PhD from India, he relocated to the United States where he and his wife, Sheema, opened The Guru Tax & Financial Services Inc. in Worcester, Massachusetts. Shortly thereafter, they spearheaded Joy Guru Humanitarian Services (, a highly respected nonprofit organization. Dr. Mitra serves on several community boards and has twice been named Rotarian of the Year. He hosts a local radio program and is a popular motivational and leadership speaker (

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