Read the previous part here HOW TO BE SENSITIVE There are several ways to open your eyes to business opportunities around you. I will just mention two: First, listen to people's complaints. This is the best way to know what bothers people in society. Fortunately, we live in a country where people spend too much … Continue reading THE MAKING OF A SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR – PART 4
SENSITIVITY I am an agribusiness expert. I have an unquenchable passion for making food available and affordable to everyone. Through the years, I've had several people come to ask me for business ideas they can start in agriculture. The problem with the request is that most of the times, it is not the business idea … Continue reading THE MAKING OF A SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR – Part 3
While obsession deliberately ignores the threats and weaknesses, optimism recognizes them and make a strategic plan of minimising or overcoming them. Obsession is purely emotional, optimism has a mixture of logic and emotion. An optimistic person knows when to change the plan, an obsessed person is so blinded by the end result that it becomes practically impossible to realize the wrong and the right "How" to get the result. Optimism is realistic and pragmatic, obsession is not.
It was a great privilege to be part of the maiden edition today where I shared my own experience on how to fund a startup (business). Other sessions includes effective marketing, legal side of the business, business pitching and lots.