Many people want to go out and make a name for themselves in the entrepreneurial world. However, most successful people hold their best secrets close to their vest. One accomplishes entrepreneur, however, has recently revealed what has given him decades of business success. This man, Glen Wakeman, has shown what thinking big and executing fast can do in a short amount of time.
Mr. Wakeman is the CEO of LaunchPad Holdings LLC, a company that helps entrepreneurs with a low-cost consulting service. The company helps people with big ideas organize those ideas into actionable plans. This leads to a higher success rate for people looking to get their business off the ground (http://analystoffinance.com/2018/01/inside-glen-wakemans-mind/).
In a recent interview, Mr. Wakeman was asked about the secret to his success. He answered that being part of an entrepreneurial association was a “difference maker” not only for himself but for many other people. Being part of a network of like-minded and ambitious people allows entrepreneurs to bounce ideas off each other and offer encouragement during challenging times.
Glen Wakeman also believes that people should demand excellence. He believes that this kind of thinking will inspire better performance from people whom an entrepreneur needs to become successful. It is a belief that Mr. Wakeman employes within his own company to facilitate growth.
Finally, Mr. Wakeman is a big believer in teamwork. Teamwork, much like an entrepreneur association, finds strength in numbers. Having someone working on one’s side, Mr. Wakeman believes, ensures accountability and discipline, two critical values needed for the success of any business.
When asked what book inspired him, Glen Wakeman answered that “The Art of War” Sun Tzu has been an invaluable addition his library, which contains wisdom and insights on every single page. The book, Mr. Wakeman insists, offers valuable insight on preparation and collaboration.
Glen Wakeman studied at the University of Chicago. During his many decades in business, Mr. Wakeman has worked on a number of start-ups as well as mergers and new market entries.