Dipali Dayal shares what keeps her ticking
Dipali Dayal shares what keeps her ticking

After-hours with the boss

  • Dipali Mathur Dayal turned to entrepreneurship three years ago with Magnifique Boutique Spas and Salons in New Delhi
  • In 2018, she launched her second venture, Super Smelly, a toxin-free brand of personal care products

Dipali Mathur Dayal is a private banker-turned-entrepreneur. With over a decade’s professional experience at companies such as HSBC and StanChart, she turned to entrepreneurship three years ago with Magnifique Boutique Spas and Salons in New Delhi. In 2018, she launched her second venture, Super Smelly, a toxin-free brand of personal care products.

A fitness enthusiast, Dayal likes to read and travel
A fitness enthusiast, Dayal likes to read and travel

A fitness enthusiast, Dayal likes to read and travel. In this informal chat, Dayal, 34, shares what keeps her ticking.

Which talent would you most like to have?

I wish I could dance, paint and cook well.

Where would you most like to live?

Anywhere close to the sea.

When are you the happiest?

I am the happiest doing two things—spending time with my daughter and building my startup and career.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

I am hopelessly optimistic.

What is the trait you most deplore in others?

Lack of gratitude and a feeling of entitlement.

What is your most marked characteristic?

That I am a very strong-willed person.

What do you most value in your friends?

That they are not judgemental.

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