How regularly do we run over individuals who can go up to any lengths to pursue their dreams? I’d say not many. The vast majority of us give into the 9-to-5 routine and go in each day just to have a ‘secure job’. Taking the chance to risk all that isn’t something everybody can do.
In a super-competitive reality where everybody needs to be an architect or CA, not much people really take the risk of following their dreams. Particularly, in the event that it has anything to something to do with an ‘unstable profession’ like being a culinary expert. So here are accounts of these 7 individuals, or rather inspiring people, who’ve redirected from the customary ways and quit their expert professions to follow their dreams.
Jeeveshu Ahluwalia was already very successful at the age of 35. He was the director in a company, he claimed 6 apartments and 2 villas, and he flew business class each week. Yet, he didn’t have any cheerful recollections. So he halted, quit, and pressed ‘reset’ on his life. And today, he is one of the biggest names in the comedy circuit.
Simran Oberoi Multani
Born and brought up in Calcutta, Simran did her B.A (Honours) in Economics from there and then moved to Goa for an MBA in Human Resources. She has worked for various organizations in Human Resources Advisory services as well as in Resource & Knowledge development for over 11 years before Ovenderful came into being. Ovenderful is also a blog where Simran posts recipes to her healthy bakes. She also runs Ovenderful Mom Bakers Community, a community that is now 21,000 members strong on Facebook. What distinguishes her baked goods from others’ is that they are 100% healthy and completely free of gluten and dairy products. She founded her Bangalore-based venture in 2013.
A MBA from Mumbai’s Narsee Monjee, Munaf Kapadia found an job at Google. Amid his chance there, he felt very irritated with his mom watching TV sitcoms all day. A brainwave drove Kapadia to get her occupied. He at that point began Bohri Kitchen, a startup to make individuals taste the delightful suppers his mom spoiled his family with on the supper table. The endeavor, that is two years of age currently, treats foodies to a seven-course feast and is regularly frequented by the likes of Rani Mukerji, Ashutosh Gowariker, Farah Khan, and Huma Qureshi.
An IIM-Kolkata post graduate, Kumawat quit her job to become a dairy farmer in Ajmer. She gave up her corporate job to help her father, who took voluntary retirement to open a dairy business. Ankita now looks after Maatratav Dairy, an Organic Food Company that provides people with pure and unadulterated food items.
Garima Vishal, an IIM-Lucknow graduate, was working with Infosys when she understood her actual calling. Bothered by the absence of educational opportunities for kids around her, she opened Dejawoo School of Innovation in Bihar, with an objective to teach kids and give them the freedom of thought. The school employs ladies who quit working after marriage alongside professional teachers.
Having a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Wareef was never content with his life for he constantly needed to do something innovative. At present, he works in Egypt and is well known for his unusual preparations of real Syrian food which are a hit among the Arabs.
The brain behind the popular chai brand ‘Chaayos’, Nitin Saluja is a graduate from IIT-Bombay. He quit his job after discovering his passion for tea. The NCR-based café was subsequently opened, serving over 25 varieties of tea. Today, Chaayos competes with the most established café brands in the region.
Passion is a very strong emotion that can drive people to achieve great purposes in life. If you have a burning desire to do something different, go for it. The world is your oyster!