Winning Stroke: Interview with Rajan R. Navani, MD & CEO, Jetline Group of Companies, India & USA
I absolutely love what I’m doing at present, but if I wasn’t in this fascinating world of digital innovation, I would probably be flying planes.
If not in the current profession, you would be?
I absolutely love what I’m doing at present, but if I wasn’t in this fascinating world of digital innovation, I would probably be flying planes
One tune you always hum?
Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas Tum Rehti Ho from Blackmail
One book to read when you want to motivate yourself?
The classic Siddhartha by Nobel Prize Winning Author Hermann Hesse. Every time I read it, I get a motivating perspective based on my experiences at that time
One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most?
“May the force be with you” - Star Wars
The place you have never been to and always want to go?
Mount Everest tops my bucket list
An animal that signifies you and why?
Being a cool and calm Piscean, I think it would have to be a dolphin. Further, my daughter finds dolphins really cute and it is the only animal which passes the human mirror test and demonstrates self-awareness
A movie character you most resemble or resonate with?
People say I resemble a TV host - Jay Leno
Choose one from each below:
• Marvel or DC - DC
• Batman or Superman - Superman
• 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?
Luck or Hard Work - What do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
Hard work - Actually smart work is what one looks at when defining a successful person. A lucky person is often defined as a lucky person more than a successful one
One best decision you ever made?
Sustaining my efforts to do something for India and especially my contribution in a space which touches the lives of so many – digital
A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in personal or professional life?
I trust my instinct while making important decisions in my personal and professional life. While I do look at data points as inputs, an intuitive approach to strategy has helped me
Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?
Learning is an ongoing process and therefore when faced with a challenge, I seek advice from domain experts and professionals
What has been your biggest achievement?
I do believe that my biggest achievement is yet to come. It’s work in progress!
One thing that you want to change in yourself?
I would like to learn to say ‘no’ more often
A line said by your close one that you never forget?
I will always love you