The entrepreneurial journey can begin in the most unexpected of ways. We spoke with EO New York member and president of 4PM Events, who discovered her entrepreneurial spirit after a chance encounter with a friend’s colleague, to learn about the events industry and how she started her companies.
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By Mark Tepper, the president of Strategic Wealth Partners and an EO Cleveland member
Writing procedural documentation for your business may rank down there with “reading the dictionary” on your list of things to do, but I assure you, it’s not only a necessary task—it’s an important one if you plan on selling your company at any point in the future.
by Vikram Beri, an EO New Delhi member and Executive Director of Beri Udyog Pvt Ltd.
In 2008, I left my job at a consulting firm in the U.S. and moved back to India to join the family business. Our agricultural equipment company had been in operation since 1978, and had built a good name for itself as a quality manufacturer. What it didn’t seem to have, however, were well-defined processes, a professional workforce and, most importantly, a strong bottom line. I suddenly had my hands full.
By Glenn Karr, an EO Winnipeg member and the President of Superblinds & Draperies
When people tell me they’re shocked that I returned to university at 50, I laugh because I can’t believe it either. Over the past seven years, I finished my Bachelor of Commerce, CMA, MBA and law degree in addition to articling at a Winnipeg law firm—all while running a successful business.
By Tej Kohli, a Guest Contributor
If you look at the stories behind the world’s successful entrepreneurs, each is unique in how they overcame obstacles and grew their business. However, there are a few common traits that budding entrepreneurs need to be aware of and learn from to help ensure success in the global market. These are the next three.