Vinod Gupta is an Indian-born American businessman, investor, and philanthropist who shares his success and positivity on five basic business techniques and principles. Vin Gupta did not have it easy growing up, and he was not just handed his business success on a silver platter.
Vinod Gupta is the Chairman of Everest Group LLC in Omaha, Nebraska. He was the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Infogroup, a technology company and started the Vinod Gupta Charitable Foundation.
One of the Gupta’s first Business Principles is simple, work hard! Remember to not just be present in a situation, but rather be engaged and involved for the amount of time dedicated to work. One could sit at work for forty hours, and not actually accomplish anything they set out to do. Being present is vital to the success of a business, and without being present, goals may not be reached as easily.
After working hard, the next principal to follow his to be kind to one another. Some believe that the only way to get ahead in business is to stab one another in the back, and Gupta says this is not the case. One can truly see how a person is as a person when they socialize with those people considered to be below them. One should be humble to even the janitor who cleans the floors at night because after all, everyone is an integral part of a business. See Related Link to learn more.
The next two principles to follow, according to Vin Gupta are: having a vision and being flexible with that vision. Having a goal or vision to look ahead to is highly important because one needs to make sure they are reaching for something constantly. And at that same point, be prepared to change your vision. You cannot always expect where the road will go on your road to success, and there will be different turns and twists that one may need to head down if the first road does not work out.
Finally, Vin Gupta attributes his success on his ever-changing ability to learn something new. The world is full of new adventures and classes that are just waiting to be learned. The more you learn and know, the more valuable you will be to businesses around the world!
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