In the company of Blinkist, podcasts, books, and family, Preetham Venkky is practicing social distancing while staying home, reveals his WFH Diaries.
Preetham Venkky, President, 22 Feet Tribal Worldwide firms that whether it was before it or during or post the COVID-19 lockdown, one of the extremely important things during these times is to stick to your habits. Also donning the role of Chief Digital Officer at DDB Mudra Group, Venkky takes us through his work from home routine.
He wakes up at 7 in the morning and snoozes the alarm three times at 6.45 AM, 6.55 AM and finally 7 AM. “Who doesn’t do it?” he chuckles. Post which he drags himself looking at how the stock markets are performing especially in the US.
“I think it’s always important to know how businesses are performing. One of the early lessons that I learned is in order to be a really good marketer, you truly need to understand the business KPIs and see what moves the little caliber of business that you have moved,” he adds.
The next favorite part of his day consists of spending time on Blinkist, which he has been a subscriber for the last three years.
“I quickly grab a very short breakfast and start planning my day at around 8.30 AM. There are a few calls which are scheduled between 9.30 -11 AM usually with the leadership team and try and get updates on what’s happening on the network side and make sure to give right adjustments towards the day”, he shares.
Venkky thinks that during these extremely stressful times any kind of calls that you have with the team need to be video calls. One of the things that he has managed to follow is to ensure that most of the meetings he conducts for about thirty minutes bring in a lot more speed into the agency. He stresses, “Mental health of your team and their team members is extremely important. So, try and find out time to time how are they doing.”
Watch the video to know how he spends the rest of the day in the company of his family, catching up on reading and more.