Many people aspire to be successful, but only few people manage to become that. Sam Congdon has many successes under his sleeves in areas such as owning and managing a successful hotel, running unprofitable businesses to profitability and managing Student works painting into profitability among other responsibilities.
Success is not only measured in business but also in other areas of a person’s life. In this case Sam is a successful family man who has a wife and a son. According to him, this has brought a lot of joy into his life and he values each moment he spends with his family.
He has maintained a balanced life such that he also gets time to travel and see places in addition to keeping fit. This shows that a successful person is not the one who stays in the office at all times without taking a break. To be a better manager of people and resources, one needs to have a balance. This is where you find that people without balance focus on success in making money, forgetting that they need an all balanced life. They are tucked in the office, in business travels and meetings, forgetting that they have a soul, a body and a family to take care of. Some do not have a social life because they have no time for it. This is something that Sam Congdon has realized and decided to combine his success in business and success in other areas in his life.
To achieve his business successes, he has applied his business running abilities that he has acquired over time. He has had a large variety of experiences that have helped him to build his abilities and skills, some of which he started learning as a young boy in the farm.
Strengths and abilities
Sam Congdon has had many business successes. To achieve this, he has used his strengths and abilities. These include being a successful CEO who has managed entire enterprises successfully by being responsible for profits and losses, human resources, marketing and selling, operations and human resources.
He is also good at managing people where he takes part in effectively recruiting, training, managing and motivating employees. His abilities include forecasting and budgeting where he creates revenue and budget forecasts, which he later achieves. He also possesses excellent communication skills, which he uses to speak and write intelligently, persuasively and effectively.
Nowadays, businesses cannot run successfully and efficiently without automation. Sam Congdon applies his skills in software to conceive and implement software solutions in automating business processes. He also studies business processes and determines how to automate or eliminate its steps and costs.
Success is measured, not just by how much wealth a person has accumulated, but also by the other successful aspects of his life. Sam’s success in business is complemented by success on other aspects of his life. He can find time to play ultimatum Frisbee, jump in water in Lake Chelan, feed giraffes in Fossil rim and still find time to run businesses to success while not neglecting his family.