Winning Stroke: Interview With Rohit Raj, Co-Founder, The Glitch
"I have a close inner circle which includes family, friends, and mentors. So depending on the dilemma, they can act as a panel of experts I can pick and choose from."
If not in the current profession, you would be?
I love hosting and entertaining people. Be it for brunches or some newly learned cocktails. So if I weren’t in advertising, I would maybe want to take a shot at being a restaurateur.
One tune you always hum?
One book to read when you want to motivate yourself?
Shoe dog by Phil Knight. Best pick up read ever.
One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most?
“Sometimes you gotta run before you can walk” – Tony Stark, IRON MAN
The place you never been to and always want to go?
Japan as a country and as a culture fascinates me. I really want to spend at least a month exploring that country.
An animal that signifies you & why?
I have been referred to as an energizer bunny thanks to my restlessness or side effects of excessive caffeine.
A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with:
Marvel or DC: Marvel to watch, DC to Read
Batman or Superman: Batman
Tom or Jerry: Jerry
Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv: Chacha Chaudhary
If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?
I would love to see some Will Smith swag introduced into my character
Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
The harder you work, the luckier you get.
One best decision you ever made?
To go down the start-up route with Varun.
A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life?
I have a very analogue way of working when it comes to decision making. I like to write down my thoughts in my notebook before I implement them. Helps me structure my decisions better.
Whose advice do you seek when in a dilemma?
I have a close inner circle which includes family, friends, and mentors. So depending on the dilemma, they can act as a panel of experts I can pick and choose from.
What has been your biggest achievement?
I have a drawer full of handwritten letters from glitchtards who term Glitch as home and all of us as a family. No other award or certification can match that emotion.
One thing that you want to change in yourself?
I have been accused of putting logic over emotion. While it has served me well so far, I should probably work on my EQ a little more I feel.
A line said by your close one that you never forget?
My dad always told us when things didn’t go as per plan, “It’s not the end of the world”. Over time I realize that is the most glass half full way of looking at life.