What does it take to be an Entrepreneur? Join us as Rakan Alfadalah shares his Entrepreneurial mindset and an inside glance at his journey of becoming a successful Entrepreneur from Kuwait.
In Entreprenergy’s breakout interview, Rakan Alfadalah of Chocolateness, talks about how they started their initiative at university with a simple booth, and then generated their first million dollars after the third year of creating the company. Listen to the mindset of an entrepreneur who is passionate about food and get ready for the ENERGY.
- Starting an advertising agency posting ads inside toilets, was a big failure for Rakan. His lessons include, FOCUS, market study, and creating awareness to his clients. Listen to the full story and takeaways.
Entrepreneurial IDEA Moment
- The idea started for fun, with a booth at university serving the molten cake, then based on the success of doing it 3 times, Rakan and his co-founders turned the home business into a company, and factories, serving thousands of clients and generating millions of dollars. Listen to the IDEA story and other stories and takeaways from Rakan.
- Fear of risk, and failure was the number one cause, holding Rakan from starting his own business, in addition to his time management issues. “To start with the minimum available resources” an advice given during a training at the Sillicon Valley. Going our of the routine, is the first success habit for Rakan, starting his day with a good new meal, to innovate and generate new solutions and ideas. He believes that he needs to be a Happy Person during the morning to be productive during the day. Listen to the answers and get your ENERGY.
Best Business Book
- Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki.
- The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup (The Kauffman Foundation Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship) by Noam Wasserman.