Hasnain is the founder and group MD of Pride Group in Kenya, which is a set of 8 companies that range from hotels & conferencing, to cakes and pastries, totaling more than 500 million in revenue. At the young age of 13 he joined his father’s business and began to give him ideas on how to solve problems. Seeing his father implement his solutions is what instilled his great confidence and helped shape him into the entrepreneur he is today.
Millennial Nugget Of Purpose - Accelerate Innovation
Sadiki reignited his passion and conceptualized his first company Unorthodox Clothing while he was working for Nordstrom is 2006. He founded Unorthodox, LLC in 2011 after deciding to create a brand that didn't cater to trends or fads. With the motto “Dare To Be Different, Unorthodox is tailor made for individuals that want to stand out and make a statement using style and fashion as a platform.
Millennial Nugget Of Purpose - Effective To Do Lists
Steve is an inventor and entrepreneur. He started and runs two companies, one as a consultant helping companies accelerate innovation and product development and another thats an intellectual property holding company. Before these ventures, he has been an engineer, analyst, and a nuclear reactor operator aboard a Navy sub.
This weeks Millennial Nugget Of Purpose comes from a member of the leaders audience and it reads "finding our passion and turning that into a business."
Jeffery is a serial entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience, launching and guided businesses. He is the founder of Profit Prophet, a strategic consultancy that helps companies grow, attract new customers, and become more profitable by perfecting their business execution and plans and honing their sales and marketing strategy. His newest endeavor is Well Beyond Care, which is an online caregiving agency.
What is one trait you possess that makes you an effective leader?
Realistic optimism; I know I can’t fly without wings, but it won’t stop me from flying. Knowing that you have limitations and being happy with them; Find your niche.
How do you challenge yourself to overcome naysayers?
Don’t give up, it is in you!
What routine do you have in the morning that you attribute to daily success?
Making the bed. Do an accomplishment that you can check off everyday.
If you could go back in time, what is one piece of advice you would give to a younger you?
Take more chances earlier. Time is the most precious thing we have, so take advantage of it.
What inspires you?
Not being good enough and constantly striving to become the best version of of himself.
This weeks Millennial Nugget Of Purpose comes from a member of the leaders audience and it simply read eating an elephant. This expression was used by Dr. Anthony Hylick in the episode entitled "Your Plan A.”
Anthony has been a Research Staff Member with IBM Research - Austin since 2010. His expertise ranges from storage energy modeling to optimizing distributed file systems for improved analytics over Big Data. Anthony also leads a youth-focused non-profit, E-Qubed, where he is the Founder and Executive Director. leadersinspireleaders.com