How would you define Entrepreneurship?
Entrepreneurship is the ability and readiness to build up, systematize and administer a business undertaking along with any of its risks in order to make profit. For example, when there is the commencement of a new business venture, it signifies entrepreneurship on the part of the founder of that business.
Economics says that entrepreneurship, when mixed with land, labor, natural resources and capital can generate revenue. An entrepreneur is a person who retains an entrepreneurial skill and spirit that is characterized by his/her unique, innovative and risk-taking outlook. He/she becomes the essential part of a nation, who is capable of succeeding in an ever-changing and increasingly competitive global marketplace.
Not everyone is capable of developing the skills of entrepreneurship. However, there isan exceedingly large number of entrepreneurs all across the world now. Most of them are successful,while some are still trying to achieve success in their field. Amongst the list of successful entrepreneurs of the world, the name of Gurbaksh Singh Chahal stands tall.
You must have read this quote:
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way. “ -John C. Maxwell
The life story of Gurbaksh Singh Chahal proves this quote right. His story is inspirational to all those who do not worry about circumstances or situations. The only thing they command and take care of is their determination and commitment to succeed and achieve their dreams. It is very difficult to face the complications and uncertainties of life, but the ones who face the challenges and complexity of life with a positive attitude are the ones who achieve their target and turn their dreams into reality. Gurbaksh Chahal is one of those who has seen several complexities and hardships in his journey of entrepreneurship, but has never lost his confidence and determination to grow big and successful.
Gurbaksh Singh Chahal comesfrom the town of Tarn Taran Sahib, near Amritsar in Punjab, India. He was born on July 17, 1982. At the age of 4, with his family, he left for San Jose in California. In December 1998 Gurbaksh dropped out of his high school to work on his first venture, ClickAgents. It was an advertising network focused on performance-based advertising. In January 2004, Chahal established BlueLithium that specialized in behavioral targeting of banner advertisments. In September 2009, Chahal started with his third venture, gWallet, which was a mobile wallet.
He founded ‘The Chahal Foundation’ on the day of his thirty-second birthday. It was designed with a mission to create a positive change in the society. It laid stress on child education, stop hate crimes, provide scholarships and other such social causes.
He is the author of the book “The Dream” which entails his entrepreneurial journey from Punjab to America. On 23rd October 2008, he appeared on the famous television show - ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show”. There also he discussed his life and business journey.