Winning Stroke: Interview with Nishith Rastogi, CEO & Co-founder, Locus.sh
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
Photo Credit : Locus.sh,
Q- If not in the current profession, you would be?
Q- One tune you always hum?
Lose yourself - by Eminem
Q- One book to read when you want to motivate yourself?
Zero to One - By Peter Thiel & Blake Masters
Q- One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most?
“I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you.”- Taken
Q - The place you never been to and always want to go to?
Antarctica/ Mariana Trench
Q- An animal that signifies you & why?
Border Collie, Intelligent and Loyal to a fault
Q- A movie character you most resemble or resonate with?
Q- Choose one from each below:
o Marvel or DC - Marvel
o Batman or Superman - Batman
o Tom or Jerry - Jerry
o Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv - Chacha Chaudhary
Q- If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part as which character?
Liam Neeson or Jessica Alba, I am equally split
Q- Luck or hard work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
Q- One best decision you have ever made?
To start Locus
Q- A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in personal or professional life?
Life is made up of dinner table stories.
Q- Whose advice you seek when in dilemma?
The Prophet - Khalil Gibran
Q- What has been your biggest achievement?
Running a 60 member team for 1000 days, in the most competitive talent market in the world, with zero voluntary attrition.
Q- One thing that you want to change in yourself?
Would like to be significantly more disciplined about my exercise & meditation.
Q- A line said by your closed one that you never forget?
Do it, you gonna turn into a fistful of ash anyway - Dad