Indrajyoti SenguptaFounder of Sangsaptak Management Services Published On: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Views 1202
"I was crying when I had no shoes till I saw a man who had no legs."
People often look for motivational speeches from him, but he is better known for his book, ‘The Verses of Life’, which is a bestselling inspirational, book in India. He is also the founder of Sangsaptak Management Services, which imparts corporate training in IT, Soft Skills, foreign Languages and provides language translation & interpretation services to renowned corporates.
After graduating from St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, he went on to become a Company Secretary and worked in this profession for 11 years. However, he had the urge to work on his own which is why he gave up his job. While looking at new prospective, he initiated to the spiritual path through the teachings of His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Sri Ramkrishna Paramhansa & Swami Vivekananda. The knowledge that he got helped Ron Sen to get a new perspective about life. This was the start of a new era, which led to the launch of Sangsaptak Management Services.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
Sangsaptak Management Services Private Limited is a premier Training and Translation/Interpretation service provider organisation based out of Kolkata. We are mostly into Corporate Training services. We also provide Training to colleges and educational Institutions. The Wide area of our Training includes Language Training, Soft Skill and Behavioural Training, Information Technology (IT) Training, Cross Cultural Training, Motivational Talks and Training. Other than training, the Company also provides Translation services in over 240 Foreign Languages as well as Indian languages. The Company also provides Interpretation services in French, German, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
When I was working as a Company Secretary which was 11 years back, I felt the need of improving the English communication and soft skills of the people in Kolkata. I felt that although there was talent, but the inadequacy in communication and soft skills was hindering the career of many young people. Thereafter I decided to start my own organization with the vision of improving both these above mention traits of the people in Kolkata.
What is your life mantra?
Be Happy & make others Happy.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
The most challenging part of my journey was the first five years of business as I had no experience of doing business till then. The business was also going through very difficult times, hence had to cope with both the dual factors of running a business as well facing a cash crunch.
How did you overcome those challenges?
I was extremely passionate about my vision about imparting training through which I wanted to make a difference to the lives of people. This inspiration pulled me through. I restructured our business whereby we shifted our focus from Retail Training to Corporate Training. We also diversified from Language and Soft Skill Training to Information Technology (IT) training. So the shift in strategy but keeping the vision firm helped us to overcome the challenges.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
All the investments are my own personal investments.
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
We as an organization care for our people. Most of my team members are with the organization since inception. So, there is not much of a brain drain happening in our organization. However we feel extremely proud of all our trainers who have found better opportunities and are doing well in life.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
- Passionate Vision
- Focus to being the best
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
My daily habit of physical exercise & meditation. Through exercise and meditation I generate the energy which keeps me focused in my work throughout the day.
Answer in less than 50 words
One tip to success:
Our mind is extremely powerful. The way we think molds our life. It is very important to practice positive thinking in life to be successful. One must focus on one’s strength rather than brooding over one’s weakness. This helps to overcome difficult situations because the mind gets focused and it gives strength to the mind to be resilient and thus overpower the barriers.
One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Procrastination. The more one defers action, the more one loses the opportunity and this prevents a person from becoming successful in life.
One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Perseverance. The mantra “never give up” makes the mind strong and helps the person to overcome obstacles. For this one needs to be patient and have complete faith in ones abilities. It is also important to be passionate about what one wants to achieve.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
- To make the organization strong in all its verticals that is – Training & Translation-Interpretation
- To do work crossing the national boundaries.
- To include more training services to the corporate world.
- Diversify into the newer verticals
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
Be a little wiser when starting business. Use the mind more than the heart.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“I was crying when I had no shoes till I saw a man who had no legs.”
- Business Website http://www.sangsaptak.in/