Ashok GoyalFounder & CEO of Web Question Answers Published On: Monday, November 23, 2015 Views 4008
"Experience saves us from Mistakes but experience can be gained only after doing Mistakes".
A Retd. Chief Manager of Top PSU Bank in India with 35 years of experience, Ashok Goyal likes to call himself an open book. He is a firm believer in real profiles and likes to face the problems head on. According to him, avoiding issues makes us fearful of them. Most of the people think of living a comfortable life after retirement, But Ashok launched a Social Networking Site Web Question Answers on No Profit No Loss basis.
Over the years, he has been writing regularly on various platform and thought of launching a platform that could benefit other users. His startup is a self-hosted WordPress site which allows AdSense publishers to share revenue at 100% also pays the member contributors for their contributions to the site. Users can register on the site and after completing the profile enjoy their own subdomain provided on the site.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
Skill Transfer and Education on No Profit No Loss basis.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
To reach the under privileged in the Society.
What is your life mantra?
Speak Truth and Forget.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
I am a retired Chief Manager of Punjab National Bank and no IT background was the most challenging part of my journey as I learnt everything on internet after my retirement in 2012.
How did you overcome those challenges?
Google, IT professional at HubPages and IndiaStudyChannel helped me at every step.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
I have been able to draw the attention of IT professional who feel happy in guiding me free of cost.
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
I am of the confirmed opinion that Knowledge increases through sharing. Brain Drain is the problem of Profit Centers.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Determination, Focus and to Learn from Past Mistakes.
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
Google Application for Business and Social Networking.
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Love your work and make it your hobby.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Listen to Others point of View.
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Failure is the key to Success.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Do not under estimate your own capabilities.
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Build Trust and Trust Others.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
To open IT Center on No Profit No Loss for needy IT students.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
I could not join IIT New Delhi in 1972 due to certain family issues. If I were to start my career again I will work with top IT companies as a domain in charge for my expertise and experience.
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Experience saves us from Mistakes but experience can be gained only after doing Mistakes”.