Winning Stroke: Interview With Amardeep Vishwakarma,CTO,Shine.com
"To me, motivation does not come from reading books. You don’t need motivation. You need purpose, passion & perseverance!"
If not in the current profession, you would be?
In that case, I would be a Navy officer.
One tune you always hum?
Actually, I don’t hum just one tune. Any catchy tune I hear usually gets stuck in my head.
One book to read when you want to motivate yourself?
To me, motivation does not come from reading books. You don’t need motivation. You need purpose, passion & perseverance!
One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most?
There are 2 dialogues that have always stuck with me:
Rocket Singh - "Even Spiderman has to take risks, I am just a salesman."
Dangal - "If you win a silver medal then sooner or later people will forget you, but if you win the gold medal, you’ll become an example ... and examples last, you don't forget them.”
The place you never been to and always want to go?
An animal that signifies you & why?
Dolphin - The dolphin is a symbol of trust, loyalty, and the spirit of friendship.
A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with:
Marvel or DC: Marvel
Batman or Superman: Superman
Tom or Jerry: Jerry
Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv: Super Commando Dhruv
If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?
Sushant Singh Rajput
Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
I believe that hard work alone determines success in the long run.
One best decision you ever made?
Among the recent decisions, I would say the best has been choosing Shine.com as my workplace
A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life?
I introspect and ask myself what I really want. There are so many roads you can take in life, so it helps to understand what you really desire before taking any big decisions. Also, if required I don't hesitate to take advice; it’s sometimes good to get different viewpoints on a situation. Someone may bring to light a point which you could not have thought of on your own.
Whose advice do you seek when in a dilemma?
My wife Ragini.
What has been your biggest achievement?
While there have been numerous achievements, I feel that the biggest one is yet to come.
One thing that you want to change in yourself?
I wish I liked reading books. That’s it, I don’t wish for any grandiose changes, I just wish I had the desire to read books.
A line said by your close one that you never forget?
Respect people's time, if you want your time to be respected.