Winning Stroke: Interview with Subramanya S V, co-founder, Fisdom

"Take a pause before you pull the trigger; if your gut still says fine, then go ahead"


Q- If not in the current profession, you would be?

A venture capital investor

Q- One tune you always hum?

A piece of Carnatic music

Q- One book to read when you want to motivate yourself?

“The hard thing about the hard things” by Ben Horowitz

Q- One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most?

"What is the most resilient parasite? Bacteria? A virus? An intestinal worm? An idea. Resilient... highly contagious. Once an idea has taken hold of the brain it's almost impossible to eradicate. An idea that is fully formed--fully understood--that sticks." - Inception

Q - The place you never been to and always want to go to?


Q- An animal that signifies you & why?

Elephant – Resilient, steady and focused

Q- If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part as which character?

Irrfan Khan

Q- Luck or hard work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?

Hardwork; luck favors those who work hard

Q- One best decision you have ever made?

Starting up

Q- A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in personal or professional life?

Take a pause before you pull the trigger; if your gut still says fine, then go ahead

Q- Whose advice you seek when in dilemma?

Depends on the situation - my co-founder, my advisors or my wife

Q- What has been your biggest achievement?

Fisdom – still a long long way to go.

Q- One thing that you want to change in yourself?

Be regular with my fitness schedule

Q- A line said by your closed one that you never forget?

Happiness is now; not in the past, nor in the future

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