Chasing the ultimate goal

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Chasing the ultimate goal

The vision and goals of an organization are the heart of a business. They set the direction and overall destination that will ultimately lead to sustainability and unmatched success. Short-term manageable and achievable performance indicators are set by the managers to keep track of progress. The entrepreneur acts as the leader and visionary to advance the business into new territory. The entrepreneur has the ability to effectively anticipate and respond to opportunities, and align resources to quickly adjust in an agile and swift manner.

Surviving as a young entrepreneur and meeting personal goals pertain to understanding yourself and what you are truly capable of. Grasping what your strengths and weaknesses are, will give you the advantage of utilising them for maximum results. A very successful entrepreneur, Garret Camp proved that a weakness could be utilised as a stepping stone to success. In his case it came from monitoring someone else’s weakness. Camp is the co-founder of a web-discovery platform, StumbleUpon, that had acquired over 25 million registered users within ten years of its formation. The site was designed to personalise search engine optimization. Unlike other well-known search engines, the site allows the user to find search results related to their personal preferences. Camp is also the co-founder of Uber, an on-demand transportation service which allows customers to submit a trip request via the Uber mobile application. Uber was worth an estimated US$50 billion by mid-2015.

Often an important part in succeeding is to create opportunities when and where you find them. The advantage lies in being fearless in your thinking and unique in your offering. Waiting for the right time in carrying out your set goals often leads to failure. You might not ever be ready to take on a certain challenge, but your education and experience will guide you through it. Having confidence in yourself and your team is the ultimate key to delivering an exceptional service or product. Success is also dependent on building a great team, employing for strengths and managing or developing weaknesses. An augmented mutually beneficial relationship needs to exist between all parties.

A common occurrence in successful entrepreneurs is that they pursue their dreams regardless of what anyone else thinks about their plan. They tend to thrive on the unknown and strongly believe in the outcome they set out to attain. Regardless of traditional methods, they go above and beyond to find the solution to a problem. A successful entrepreneur experiences a challenge as exciting rather than threatening. Their strong personal desire and passion is the driving force behind what they do and everything else is just an added bonus. Being passionate and involved within your industry is what will give you the ultimate confidence to create a thriving business.

In the technology industry an ever-changing environment means being on top of new systems and using your gut to read into what your market and your employees need. A culture of learning is just as important in delivering exceptional results. If you have a vision for your company, then educating your staff in this regard will result in better quality of work. Embrace the gap between generations in the work place and create a learning experience for all employees. When managed correctly, the collaboration of generations can effectively produce greater and more innovative results. Combining expertise can fundamentally become your primary advantage.

When a leader fearlessly manages his or her business, the aim is always to set extraordinary goals and create a clear path to success. These goals are reached by planning and knowing how to approach challenges with conviction and confidence. Always be innovative and never settle for the ordinary. Use your weaknesses as an advantage and play to your expert skills. It is important to remember that the optimum time to implement your goals is right now, and that passion and vision should always be at the center of you reaching profound attainment.

Further reading:

ZWILLING M. 2015. Are You ‘Intelligent’ Enough to Be an Entrepreneur?. Entrepreneur. Availible from: click here

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SEGAL G.Z. 2015. I Spent 5 Years Interviewing the Most Successful People Alive — They All Have These 7 Things in Common. Availible from: click here [Accessed: 13/12/2015].

ECCLES J.S. 2015. Motivational Belief, Values, and Goals. Availible from: click here [Accessed: 13/12/2015].

KUGLER L. 2015. How This Entrepreneur Went From Trailer Park to Partners With Facebook in a Year. Availible from: click here. Entrepreneur. [Accessed: 13/12/2015].

MILLER B. 2015. How to Bridge the Workplace Generation Gap. Availible from: click here. Entrepreneur. [Accessed: 13/12/2015].

CAMP L. 2016. Garrett Camp Biography. Available from: click here. thefamouspeople.com [Accessed 4 Jan 2016].

CREATIVEBLOQ. StumbleUpon’s Garrett Camp. [Online] Available from: click here [Accessed 4 Jan 2016].

THE HAPPY MANAGER. 2016. [Online] Available from: click here [Accessed 4 Jan 2016].

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