Man on the Street – Sudhir Lala

Occupation: Director, The Business Advisory Group Ltd
Age: 41
What’s your morning routine?

PT session at 5.30am, followed by a strong coffee to start the day and making brekkie for the wife.

 What are the top three things on your bucket list?

Attend all four tennis Grand Slam tournaments. Visit all the four-golf majors. Travel on the Trans-Siberian railway.

What advice would you give your 20 year-old self?

Surround yourself with good people who motivate and inspire you.

How do you stay motivated?

Desire to be the best.

If you didn’t need money, what would you do?

I would be a chef.

What is the secret to success?

Treating others well and being generous with your time.

What is the worst mistake you’ve made and how did you fix it?

I can’t think of the worst one, however I have made many mistakes – but that has led to who I am today. The key is to learn from them.

What is your advice for people to fund their dream?

It is important to work hard, but equally just as important to work smart.

What is the best bit of advice, or quote, that resonates with you?

Great things never come from being in your comfort zone. Continually push your limits.

What’s your favourite restaurant?

Masu.

How do you keep up to date with current affairs?

The usual – online and news apps

What is the secret of living a longer, more successful life?

For me, success is measured by happiness and doing what feels right. Exercise definitely assists with the living longer part.

What makes you feel alive?

Travel, competition and my wife.