Vijay Eswaran is the co-founder of global e-commerce giant QI Group and he’s enjoyed a wave of success like few others. For most entrepreneurs, a massive success like QI Group would be an opportunity to sail off into the sunset and possibly contemplate early retirement. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: http://www.wceforum.org/speakers/dato-sri-dr-vijay-eswaran/
Eswaran, however, is not one to sit still and he’s still developing as a human and as an entrepreneur. He’s also an accomplished author, inspirational speaker, and a noted philanthropist.
The QI Group has enjoyed a meteoric rise because of Eswaran’s intuition that a direct selling business model could be married with emerging e-commerce platforms.
Boy was he right! QI Group has a broad reach into 30 different countries and they have six main business endeavors and they are telecommunications, lifestyle and leisure, luxury and collectibles, training and conference management, property development, and e-commerce-based retail and direct sales. Read more: Vijay Eswaran | Professional Profile – LinkedIn and Vijay Eswaran – Philanthropies
The business actually got their start by selling commemorative coins in 1998 for the Sydney 2000 Olympics.
They achieved a great success with the new business concept and finished in the top three out of 42 distributors. They were focused on the Asian Pacific Rim area and despite starting out late they achieved stunning results.
Vijay Eswaran recalls the formidable obstacles that he had to overcome when starting out as an entrepreneur. There was no family connections or funding to start with and Asia was in the midst of a serious economic crisis. Despite these inauspicious circumstances, he was convinced that he wasn’t destined to spend his life making money for someone else.
With this faith in his dreams driving him forward, he eventually found like-minded partners and together they succeeded beyond their expectations. He also credits his wife’s unwavering devotion and support as critical to stoking the fires of success.
Expectations are something that Eswaran has and they might not be what you’re thinking. He expects obstacles and adversity to continue in his life and business endeavors.
He’s willing to meet them head on and this reveals why he’s reached the stratosphere of success and how he can continue to strive for greater personal and business development.