Coach Vinod Menon is a Chartered Accountant with 20+ years of successful track record Heading & Managing Enterprise Sales, Business P&L across Financial Technology & Financial Services organizations. He’s been a part of 2 successful FinTech startups – 1) As Product & Sales Head building a product to client acquisition to a global presence in BFSI segment and finally in the smooth transition of the takeover by a large group & also as Director Sales, P&L and Co-Founder – Right from building team, managing company, client acquisition to a global presence.
We're proud to have him as a career coach, and below are the mindful answers to questions asked by us.
Things you love the most about your job?
Meeting new people.
Your favorite books/films/documentaries?
Who Moved my Cheese.
Who is your mentor and the best piece of advice given by her/him?
Mr. Pushpangadan ( Ex CEO of L&T Capital) - Always be humble.
What dreams and goals inspired you to succeed?
Challenging myself everyday and proving myself wrong about myself.
What are your favorite questions to ask those you lead?
What motivates you to come to the office everyday.
How do you keep a work-life balance?
Actively contributing at home , playing with kids.
How did you get your start?
By applying for a Job vacancy!
How do you help a new employee understand the culture of your organization?
Talk to him at a personal level and get him comfortable and then communicate.
What are the 3-5 Leadership Principles that you have discovered and executed that have contributed to your success?
Humility with Team and clients , Active Time Management, Always define work priority, Maintain Discipline. Clear Communication.
What advice you would give to larger group of people?
Always ensure that you are contributing more than what is expected from you.