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Krish Dhanam was born in India. In 1984, he finished his MBA and migrated to the U.S. with his bride, Anila. Winning a sales contest in 1990 earned him a ticket to a seminar conducted by the legendary motivator Zig Ziglar.  This chance encounter would be the catalyst that shaped the next two decades as Krish joined the Ziglar Corporation in 1991 as a telemarketer and eventually became their Vice President of Global Operations. Through training, teaching and facilitating seminars all over the world, Krish launched his professional speaking career. As one of only two executive coaches personally trained by Zig Ziglar, Krish has successfully delivered his message of hope, humor and balance in over fifty-five countries and throughout the continental United States. His client list is the who’s who of global enterprise and he has received accolades from some of the most distinguished organizations including The United States Army, Christian Dior, Toshiba, Hitachi, Apollo Hospitals, EDS, Texas Instruments, Pepsico, and Energizer Batteries. Uniquely gifted in corporate evangelism, churches throughout the world have engaged him to share marketplace ministry to their congregations through his engaging style of preaching, reaching, and teaching the world about the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Today, he is the co-founder of a training company (Krish Dhanam Training) and managing partner of a seminar company (Skylife Success). In the year 2008, following a calling on their heart to do something for their motherland, Krish and Anila formed Mala Ministries and  From Abstracts to Absolutes was published.  He is also the author of The American Dream from an Indian HeartMissives, Mottos and Maxims, Twilight, co-author of Hardheaded & Softhearted, and a contributing author to the book Top Performance written by Zig Ziglar.

As an itinerant evangelist, he spends roughly three months of the year in his native India. Krish and his wife, Anila, make their home in Flower Mound, Texas.




The three principles that define who we are: 




We practice this by: 

  • Teaching the Word

  • Transforming the will 

  • Transferring the work

Let us help you:


  • Discover Your Passion for Him

  • Design Your Purpose with Him

  • Develop Your Pursuit Through Him


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