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Winning Stroke: Interview With Abdulla Basha, Co-founder Of Social Frontier

In an interview, Abdulla Basha, Co-founder of Social Frontier opens up about his personal preferences, life and much more

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If not in the current profession, you would be?
Most probably a chief engineer of a ship. I was the youngest third chief Engineer serving more than 8 ships.

One tune you always hum.
50 Cent: If I cant

One book to read when you want to motivate yourselves.
Up from Slavery: Autobiography of Booker T Washington

One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most.
You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done..Dialogue from Rocky.

The place you never been to and always want to go.
Machu Picchu in Peru.

An animal that signifies you & why?
The Honey Badger, because the animal is fearless and doesn't back down even if it's life is under threat. It is even known to attack lions or animals that are stronger and still fight till death.

A movie character you most resemble or resonate with.
Jimmy 'B-Rabbit' Smith, 8 Mile

Choose one from each below:
a) Marvel or DC- 
Marvel
b) Batman or Superman- Batman
c) Tom or Jerry- Tom, cause he shows empathy even against his enemy
d) 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?
Edward Norton

Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
Hard work. Luck seeks those who work hard.

One best decision you ever made.
Leaving merchant navy to pursue digital marketing.

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in personal or professional life?Fishbone analysis to find the root cause of things.

Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?
My dad

What has been your biggest achievement?
Starting Social Frontier and knowing the team is capable of running the company even in my absence.

One thing that you want to change in yourself.
Stop smoking

A line said by your closed one that you never forget.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game!

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Jeet Sharma

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