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Winning Stroke: Interview With Divyalok Chetan Sharma, Senior Director, Pearson VUE (India)

In an interview, Divyalok Chetan Sharma, Senior Director, Pearson VUE (India) opens up about his personal preferences, life and much more

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If not in the current profession, you would be? 
A litigating lawyer.

One tune you always hum.
Don’t Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin.

One book to read when you want to motivate yourselves.
The Bhagavad Gita by Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most.
“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” – Leonardo Di Caprio in The Wolf of Wall Street.

The place you never been to and always want to go.
Egypt: Harappa and Mohenjodaro to learn more about that civilization.

An animal that signifies you & why?
A hawk – sharp and focused.

A movie character you most resemble or resonate with.
Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone).

Choose one from each below :
a) Marvel or DC : Marvel
b) Batman or Superman : Batman
c) Tom or Jerry : Jerry
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?
Tom Hanks 

Luck or Hard Work, What do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
Any day, hard work.

One best decision you ever made.
It’s yet to come but it certainly will be the best.

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life?
Connecting any situation to a macro picture, analyzing it, taking a decision and moving ahead.

Whose advice do you seek when in dilemma?
As a spiritual person, I seek advice from within and I get answers from my inner consciousness.

What has been your biggest achievement?
The best is yet to come. I believe I am still a learner. 

One thing that you want to change in yourself.
I’ve always believed in, “Be confident but not arrogant; be focused and not myopic”. You will see a big change when you follow this.

A line said by your closed one that you never forget?
I still remember what my uncle once said: “Even this shall pass away,” whether you are in a happy situation or a sad situation. It is a reality check for all.

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