Tell us a bit about yourself! How did you get started with your current career path?
I remember eating on banana leaves while growing up in India.I wanted to bring this concept to the western world.I started my brand DTOCS inspired by the word "Detox":a cleansing journey with palm leaves for the environment; with these 3 things in mind- Sustainability, usability & community.
How do you define success?
Impact + Income is success for me.
What's something you would tell your younger self when it comes to your career now knowing what you know today?
Network and create connections: Developing relationships and then leveraging those relationships to creating a community with other business owners and industry experts in your field is the key, as investing time and money in these relationships can lead to new opportunities and valuable advice and exposure.
How do you invite others to come sit at your table?
Making eye contact: When I notice someone looking for a place to sit or doesn't know what to do, I make eye contact and give them a friendly smile or nod. This signals that I am open to their company.