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Winning Stroke: Interview With Adel Sajan, Director, Danube Home

I like reading 'Rich dad, poor dad' as it cleverly talks about the ‘difference between working for money and having your money work for you’. This helped me understand the importance of investing and creating assets: Director, Danube Home

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If not in the current profession, you would be?

I’m very happy with what I do, I honestly cannot think of anything else I’d rather do. 

One tune you always hum?

Gulabi aankhen jo teri dekhi.

One book to read when you want to motivate yourself?

Rich dad, poor dad.

As it cleverly talks about the ‘difference between working for money and having your money work for you’. This helped me understand the importance of investing and creating assets.

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

Duniya mein rehna hai to kaam kar pyare hath jod sabko salam kar pyare.

The place you never been to and always want to go

Bora Bora island.

An animal that signifies you & why?

Based on personality traits that animals have been observed to showcase and how animals are described by humans, I would say it is the Eagle. They are known to have focus, logical intelligence, takes initiative independently and are motivated. 

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with:

  • Marvel or DC: Marvel 
  • Batman or Superman: Batman
  • Tom or Jerry: Jerry
  • Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv: Sadly I’m not very familiar with these

If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?

Amir Khan. 

Luck or Hard Work, what do you think weighs more in defining a successful person? 

Hard work always tops everything else.

One best decision you ever made?

9 years ago when I graduated, I decided to take up a loss-making retail start-up and make it work rather than falling into the comfortable building material business from our group. 

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life?

Delegation empowerment. 

Whose advice do you seek when in dilemma? 

My father’s. He is a friend, a mentor and a wise human being.  

What has been your biggest achievement? 

Well, our group has various segments. My biggest achievement would be transforming the loss-making retail start-up into a growing home improvement brand which has been expanding since and reaching greater heights. 

One thing that you want to change in yourself?

Well, I’m not a morning person and that is something I would like to change as I feel waking up early gives one a head start.  

A line said by your close one that you never forget?

Always learn to earn respect not demand respect if you want to be successful.



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