Winning Stroke: Interview with Sandipan Mitra, Co-Founder and CEO, HungerBox
Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.
If not in the current Profession, you would be in....?
Most probably a Professor as a day job and a stand up comic as an alternate career
One tune you always hum?
This keeps on changing. These days its "Nothing Else Matters"
One Book to read when you want to motivate yourselves ?
Awaken the Giant Within
One Dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most?
Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies
Place you never been to and always want to go?
An animal that signifies you & why?
A Cheetah. I relate to the speed and agility of this regal creature.
Choose one from each below:
a) Marvel or DC - DC. Been a DC fan right from my childhood though the Marvel movies of recent are much better than the DC ones
b) Batman or Superman - Batman. The persona of an ideal leader whose responsiblity is to do the right thing but not for the limelight.
c) Tom or Jerry - Jerry.
d) Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv-Chacha Chaudhary. I yearn for the years of wisdom and the faster than the Super Computer brain
If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part ?
Well, I think Rajkummar Rao would be able to translate it on screen extremely well
Luck or Hard Work , What do you think weighs more in defining a successful Person?
Hard but Smart Work, always. Everybody has their own set of Good Luck, Bad Luck scenarios.
One best decision you ever made?
Starting an online food ordering venture 12 years ago
A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life?
Taking a step back and looking at the different scenarios that could arise from each of these decisions and its impact on the relevant people. If it aligns with the objective and philosophy of the business (or mine) then I shoot.
Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?
So many. I have been blessed with different advisors for different aspects of my life.
What has been your biggest achievement?
Being responsible for the livelihoods of the 363 people that work with me at HungerBox and delivering on each and every promise I make to them.
One thing that you want to change in yourself?
Nothing at all. I keep falling, I keep getting up. Life is the greatest Teacher which keeps changing you all the time
A line said by your closed one that you never forget?
"Never give up. Build an eco-system around you that helps you to never give up"