Gautam Baid, Co-Founder of ‘Coast to Coast Designs’.
In this episode, Ashutosh Garg engages in a conversation with Gautam Baid, Co-Founder of ‘Coast to Coast Designs’.
In this episode, Ashutosh Garg engages in a conversation with Gautam Baid, Co-Founder of ‘Coast to Coast Designs’. Gautam talks about the inception of his entrepreneurial journey right after college. He explains how he manages to run five businesses at the same time. Being a prominent businessman in the furniture industry, Gautam tells how the industry has been changing over the years with the oncoming of new players like IKEA. He talks about how standardization is achieved in a big furniture company.
Gautam talks about customization, standardization, and adapting to the Indian market. He explains briefly about his joint venture with some European companies. Later he examines the much debated question about the furniture industry and ecological sustainability.
Gautam reminisces about the challenges he faced while building his business up brick-by-brick. He lays down the basic set of mistakes most startup entrepreneurs make. Gautam shares the secret of his success. He shares his biggest learning from his biggest failure in life. Before concluding, the illustrious entrepreneur advises startup entrepreneurs.