Anyone can achieve success if they follow the right path. There are no directions of what the right path is but we can derive from the attributes of the successful investors in the world. It is important to learn what other people did to get where they are today. Sometimes along the way, we lose motivation, and it helps to know the gurus of the investment world felt the same way at some point.
Hussain Sajwani is the king of the real estate business inAfrica, the Middle East, and CIS. He joined the venture in 2002. This was shortly after the state allowed foreigners to own property. Hussain Sajwani’s passion for real estate began a long time ago. When he was in the university, he sold time-share apartments. Today, he owns DAMAC Properties which is listed as the most prominent real estate developer.
Hussain Sajwani grew up with the entrepreneurship spirit. He explains that he began visiting his father’s workshop at the age of three. During this time, he saw his father struggle to make his business successful. He also saw his mother work hard as a local hawker to help compliment his father’s salary.
Every investor spends their day based on what their line of business demands. For Hussain Sajwani, he says that communication and networking are especially important to his business. He, therefore, begins his day by meeting with his managers to know the updates of the company and then spends the other part of his day meeting with his partners and members of the business community.
In a post from Arabi21, Hussain Sajwani gets his inspiration from visualizing the changes that will have taken place in Dubai, a decade or two to come. He adds that although he takes calculated risks, the moment he rules out an idea as a potential idea, he puts in all the work to see it come to reality.
Habits influence our personal relations as well as our business relations. Hussain Sajwani says that traveling, and reading historical books have contributed to his success. Traveling helps him see the world from a different perspective, and the history books have a lot of knowledge worth knowing. Further reading: Al Khaleej