Designed To Lead: Pritika Singh, Founder, Mohh
- Sharmila Chand
- Apr 05, 2022
Passionate, persistent, calm and action-oriented, Pritika Singh has been a perfect team leader. The young and dynamic founder of Mohh – a Gurugram, Haryana-based design and furnishing company – has been striving to make Mohh a preferred brand for furniture and furnishing needs. A commerce graduate from Delhi University with master’s degree from King’s College London, Ms Singh began her career in the corporate world. But she was soon bitten by the entrepreneurial bug and went on to establish Mohh. Sharmila Chand meets up with Ms Singh to know the person behind Mohh’s success.
How do you define yourself?
A work-in-progress boss lady, avid traveller and reader and seeker of new thrills and experiences in life
What is your philosophy of life?
Be kind, be open to (almost) everything life has to offer, and make an impact – however small or big.
What is your passion in life?
To learn, to grow and to build something tangible
What is your management mantra?
Motivate your team mates to give every task and opportunity their very best shot.
A business leader you admire the most...
I grew up admiring Indra Nyooyi. More recently, I have huge respect for Sheryl Sandberg for her visionary work with Facebook and Melinda Gates for her unrelenting philanthropic efforts.
You are a tough, serious boss or…
I’m a demanding yet an understanding boss.
What do you enjoy the most in life generally?
Travelling, seeing and experiencing new, different things and chasing the high which comes with accomplishment
How do you de-stress?
Taking 30 minutes to centre myself and think everything through helps
What is your fitness regime in life?
At least four days a week, I try to fit in a workout. Besides, I try to meet my target of 10,000 steps every day.
Your mantra for success...
Try, and try until you succeed. Expect everything that can go wrong will go wrong. So, be two steps ahead, and have your back-up plans ready.
To put my resources to a worthy cause and build something which is long lasting, wanted or convenient.
Ten years from now, where do we see you?
Taking Mohh to the world and introducing greener products to the market
What lessons have you learnt in life as an entrepreneur?
* You don’t work in silos. So, win over the people you work with.
* Patience and having your eye on the larger vision are a well-known but underrated skill.
* Embrace your mistakes, instead of beating yourself up.