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L ife is all about finding solutions to everyday challenges. Conformity to status quo would have left human race in the cave era. It’s the innate human ability to continuously improve everything around him is what distinguishes us from other creations on this planet. Business world embodies the essence of our race by constantly exploring answers to difficult questions either through commercial or social enterprise.
One of the most common human reaction to failure is the biggest deterrence for many when they plan on embarking on their entrepreneurial dreams. We forget to realize that failure if our only vehicle to success and probably our best friend. We all need to be a Jedi, someone who can think beyond their failure and can continue to march towards their dreams. Giving up is always easy so ask yourself a question, what if I continued on my path and had not quit?
S yed Gilani is the CEO and President of Safr, ridesharing startup focused on women empowerment. He is a seasoned business leader with extensive experience in North American, Asian, Middle Eastern and European markets. He has started and led many successful ventures over more than two decades of his journey in the business world. A Harvard graduate, Syed Gilani was awarded as one of the outstanding Asian American Business Leaders in the United States.
Syed is also actively involved in many social causes including economic empowerment, social justice and business leadership. He is a strong supporter of entrepreneurship and regularly coaches young entrepreneurs across the world.