Posts Tagged ‘TRAINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP’

Bertindak secara Braveheart

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Julius Caesar adalah komandan perang yang berhasil merebut pantai Brittania karena strateginya yang cukup unik, dalam catatan sejarah, tercatat bahwa ketika Caesar berhasil mendaratkan pasukannya pada tengah malam yang dingin, Julius terdiam sejenak, semenatar pasukannya sibuk merapatkan dan menyembunyikan perahu-perahu yang sudah mereka tumpangi.

Semua pasukan berpikir, setelah mereka bertempur mereka akan kembali lagi ke kapal induk dengan menggunakan perahu tersebut.

Namun betapa kaget dan terkejutnya seluruh pasukannya, ketika sang komandan memberikan perintah untuk membakar semua perahu yang ada, Sang komandan mengatakan “Bakar semua perahu yang sudah kamu daratkan”, sebagai pasukan yang taat kepada komandan, mereka tetap melaksanakan perintah komandannya dengan hati ragu-ragu, namun sesuai dengan perintah yang lebih tinggi, perahu harus dibakar, mereka pun membakarnya habis semua.

Akhirnya semua pasukan dengan jiwa Braveheart bertempur habis-habisan, karena mereka sudah tidak bisa kembali lagi, yang ada dalam pikiran mereka, adalah Menang atau Mati, dengan begitu mereka bertempur dengan penuh semangat, dengan jiwa Braveheart, agar bisa menguasai daerah lawan.

Perjalanan menuju kesuksesan sering kali diwarnai oleh kekuatiran atau ketakutan sehingga membuat kita mundur dari rencana dan impian yang sudah dibuat, lebih baik kita belajar dari Julius Caesar, setelah kita membuat rencana, buang kekuatiran yang ada, teruslah maju untuk menjadi menang dan meraih impian kita.

Dalam hidup ini kita perlu melangkah dengan keberanian, oleh karena itu “Bakar perahu” agar kita memiliki jiwa braveheart.

Salam Antusias dari Johanes Ariffin Wijaya,


Key Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

ENTREPRENEUR MUDA

Successful Entrepreneurs are a special breed of people who stand out from the rest. New enterprises come up everywhere all round the year. Before long the vast majority of them disappear from the scene. Yet in this scenario we are able to view a few successful enterprises that stand tall and acknowledging the fact that their success is in no uncertain terms due to the smart entrepreneurs at the helm of these businesses. What are the Key Characteristics of these successful entrepreneurs that propel their businesses to the top?

1. These entrepreneurs have a strong belief in themselves. They are always optimistic, have a positive outlook and are very much aware of their talents and abilities. They are great achievers and are always confident that success can be achieved.

2. They are great dreamers and have the habit of thinking big. They want to explore new horizons. New business opportunities, new ideas and money making opportunities often grab their attention.

3. These entrepreneurs are prepared to take calculated risks. They know very well that unless you venture out nothing tangible can be achieved. Nothing ventured nothing gained.

4. They always work according to a plan. They have a short term plan and a long term plan. Their goals are clearly laid out.

5. Successful entrepreneurs are enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate about their business. Everything they undertake, big or small oozes with self-confidence.

6. They are very knowledgeable about their business and actively participate in all business related workshops and seminars. Thus they are up to date with the latest developments.

7. Building an excellent public image is one of their key characteristics. They strive very hard to build an excellent public image for their business and for themselves. They perceive this as very critical in a competitive market.

8. Successful entrepreneurs are great donors to charitable causes and institutions. Their customers and the general public greatly appreciate their generosity which has a positive effect on their business.

9. A growing business faces many challenges in the market place. Changes are inevitable if you want to be successful and these entrepreneurs are ever ready to meet these challenges and make the necessary changes.

10. They are always customer oriented. Their attitude that the customer is always right helps them build good customer relationships and thus beat the competition.

11. Time Management plays a major role in the lives of these smart entrepreneurs. They do not procrastinate. They think fast and make quick, wise decisions that helps them progress much faster than their competitors.

12. These entrepreneurs are highly motivated people. Failure is never an option for them. Their main ambition is to be a successful business entrepreneur.

These key characteristics are essential for entrepreneurs who want to succeed and it can be observed that a vast majority of successful entrepreneurs do possess most of these characteristics.

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