Archana has always been one of those enthusiastic persons, which had entrepreneurship writer all over them. However, her journey towards the same has been particularly unique. She is a serial entrepreneur and an avid learner, which has been the paramount reason behind the success of her ventures.
Seattle Softech was her first startup, which aspired to bring users information through mobile applications. Several products have been launched under that brand including mParental, schoolpedia and the much talked about legstylee. There was a time when Archana would be the go-to person in her family for getting fashion advice, especially during special occasions. She transpired that notion into launching her own fashion portal.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
www.legstylee.com in an online store for women bottom dresses like leggings, palazzo pants, harem pants, denim pants, shorts, skirts, winter leggings, formal pants etc. The portal has full eCommerce functionality like online payment, COD excellent shipping solution.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
My own need for leggings/bottoms to match my dresses
What is your life mantra?
Execute as per plan and wait for results!
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
Setting up supply chain
How did you overcome those challenges?
Browse on the net and you will find all answers to your problems and challenges. For the unique problem, just close eyes search for various options and try out thought over solutions. You may make mistakes but will get self-confidence with every mistake till you overcome the challenges.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
No external investment; all from savings and family borrowings
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
Work as family and share the success to retain team for a longer period.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
1) Vision in life
2) Ability to plan
3) Excellent Communication skills
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
Indiamart App; Whatsapp (for business); Google;
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Think over and over again till get the satisfied answers!
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Avoid anxiety because the world will not fall apart if things do not happen!
Answer in less than 50 words
• One tip to success:
• One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Listen to all do what you think the best
• One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Be organized to get maximum returns out of whatever resources you have.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
Increase in categories/inventory, Open Physical Stores and Go Global
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Have not thought about
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Failures are fertilizers to Success!!”