Due to the impact that Boon Box has created, Ram was also recently facilitated by Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu with Inspirational role model award @ CII Connect Awards 2020
- How one can develop an entrepreneur and an innovative mindset
- Learnings from the corporate world
- The story behind Boon Box inception in his early 40s and scaling it to 3 lakh villages
- How to build world class team and decision making process he follows
- Advice for people who are in midlife and are thinking about entrepreneurship
- 00:37 – What do we mean by having an entrepreneur mindset?
- 02:39 – How one can develop an innovative mindset?
- 06:56 – 3 learnings Ram had while being in a corporate world
- 09:32 – How was the idea of Boon Box was born?
- 11:38 – Was Ram determined to go all out right from the word go?
- 14:14 – What steps one who is in middle age can take if he wants to do something different?
- 20:26 – What does Boon Box as a company do?
- 22:25 – How was the initial phase when you got started being on your own?
- 24:05 – How did Boon Box went ahead building a world-class team?
- 28:10 – Boon Box operations and business model?
- 30:26 – Exotic locations that Boon Box has delivered?
- 31:50 – Consumer story that touched his heart wrto how Boon Box is making an impact?
- 33:78 – Major setback and how he navigated through it?
- 35:14 – Decision-making process that Ram follows?
- 37:35 – How Boon Box looks at threats from competition like Amazon’s and Flipkart’s of the world?
- 39:08 – Vision for Boon Box going forward
- 39:51 – Quickfire segment
- It’s key to always maintain an entrepreneur’s mindset irrespective of whether one is in a job or on his own. Take complete ownership and do what is right for the company and not just for sake of looking good in front of others.
- Be creative and try to innovate- innovation is only for few brilliant folks is a myth. The key is to develop a questioning mindset and back yourself with full confidence. Go out and question every single assumption that you come across, we humans right from our birth are gifted with a questioning mindset, go ahead and use it
- It is never too late to start something of your own. In fact, the 40s is a wonderful age, you have a vast amount of wisdom, experience, and knowledge, so If you have a passion for doing something of your own, then go out in battleground and fight it out like a samurai warrior
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