How much can I make in a Career in Publishing?

I think Publishing is a great Career option. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Publishing, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Publishing. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Publishing, when I came across:

Vivek Mehra's overview!

Vivek Mehra has worked in Publishing for 19 years & 3 months. Vivek Mehra has worked in Publishing as Managing Director & CEO in SAGE Publications India. In Vivek Mehra's own words, this is how Vivek Mehra got into Publishing: "I am the CEO and MD, SAGE publications India, a TEDx speaker, mentor, author, editor, teacher and a student. I received the Business Excellence and Innovative Best Practices Academia Award - 2019 by Dr Manmohan Singh at The New Delhi Institute of Management (February 2019) and the Sharda Top Rankers Excellence Award for Visionary Leadership (January 2016). I am also the recipient of the Vijayshree award by Government of Maharashtra (1994) for simplifying complex dehydrating technology, ensuring a brighter future for small-scale farmers. I serve as the honorary Council Member and Member of Board Studies for the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) journal, Learned Publishing. I have edited and typeset 14 books besides authoring one courseware Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. I was visiting faculty at Ambedkar University Delhi and taught courses at the Post Graduate level. I am currently a Board of Studies member at the School of Business, Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship at Ambedkar University Delhi and am also a part of the Quality Assurance Committee at the same university. I was also the lead in the creation and development of an editing course at Neotia University, Kolkata." Vivek Mehra has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on:

Career Video on Publishing

In a video, Vivek Mehra has talked about various aspects of a Career in Publishing. Vivek Mehra started by explaining Publishing as: "Publishing is the dissemination of literature, music, or information. It is the activity of making information available to the general public." It was an amazing video with great information.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Publishing is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Publishing. Vivek Mehra touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Current Affairs
  • Publishing Software
  • Theoretical Knowledge
  • New Avenue of Dissenination
  • Latest Marketing Techniques
  • History of Publishing
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Vivek Mehra then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Publishing:
  • Constant Upgradation
  • Design Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Team Work
  • Nuances of Language
  • Commercial Sense
There are great positives of this Career.
Vivek Mehra believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Publishing:
  • Respected Profession
  • Portable Knowledge
  • Growing Rapidly
  • Evolving Field
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Vivek Mehra believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Publishing:
  • Fragmented Market
  • Lack of Language Skill
  • Time Taking Process
  • Human Resources
  • No Formal Courses

In the final section of the video Vivek Mehra talks about How a day goes in a Career in Publishing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Publishing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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