Vijay Eswaran is the CEO and founder of the QI Group which he established in 1998 the company has been successful and is currently a global company. It has managed to merge the traditional sales methods with online retail giving it the incredible success the world over. The company has a number of subsidiaries which include QNET, Down to Earth Inc. and QiComm Limited. He says that he had hoped from the beginning to create a company that would combine direct sales by sales representatives with the immense communication power provided by the internet.
Speaking to Aby Sam Thomas of Entrepreneur.com he made it clear that his entrepreneurial journey was not easy. He did not have support from anyone as he did not have connections or funding. Vijay Eswaran was convinced that he would not live his life making money for other people. With his wife’s support, he managed to deal with the challenges and problems he faced in building his business.
He is a firm believer that one cannot succeed without facing challenges. From experience, he has learned that both success and failure help an entrepreneur learn. Having the right people for the job and ensuring they are well trained is one of the ways that a business can become successful. The team should include people who are willing to work hard, are loyal, determine and daring.
Vijay Eswaran says this is how he has managed to succeed in business. He emphasizes that he has always looked for people who have a good attitude and then trains them such that they take a view of ownership of the business. On staying motivated Vijay Eswaran to find that he draws motivation from the people the business has touched.
About Vijay Eswaran
Vijay Eswaran is an entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist from Malaysia. His latest book Two Minutes from the Abyss was released 2016.