Captain gopinath gorur ramaswamy iyengar gopinath, popularly known as captain gopinath was born to a school teacher in karnataka after his retirement as the captain of the indian army, his entrepreneurial expedition comprised a silkworm rearing farm, an enfield bikes dealership agency and a hotel business. Gorur ramaswamy iyengar gopinath is an indian entrepreneur, the founder of air deccan, a retired captain of the indian army, an author, and a politician. There, he met another army colleague who used to fly a helicopter in the army and was a very successful helicopter pilot he had just come out of the army and this friend tells captain gopinath. Benedict paramanand, alan rosling, rashmi bansal and captain gopinath more attention needs to focus on entrepreneurship in the farming sector, said captain gopinath, serial entrepreneur and author.
2 entrepreneurial qualities it is now widely accepted that, apart from the start up phase, most small firms in europe are more concerned about survival rather than growth and relatively few are especially entrepreneurial (gray 1998. (captain gr gopinath founded air deccan and is considered a pioneer in the low-cost airline sector he quit arvind kejriwal's aam aadmi party on may 24, five months after joining it) the late ck. I firm believer that you don't need to own a multi billion-dollar business or start the next facebook to exhibit the qualities of having the entrepreneurial spirit. As an employee at microsoft, angel and venture investor, participant in social entrepreneurship, and teacher, i've seen 5 essential qualities in common for entrepreneurial leaders: 1 vision and.
They are the few who possess qualities that don't appear on balance sheets but do make a significant impact on the lives of their employees, industries, and communities many entrepreneurial. Entrepreneurs realize that every event and situation is a business opportunity ideas are constantly being generated about workflows and efficiency, people skills and potential new businesses they have the ability to look at everything around them and focus it toward their goals. Entrepreneur - meaning of entrepreneur, characteristics of entrepreneurs, classification and types of entrepreneurs, various stages in entrepreneurial process, role of entrepreneurs in economic development, entrepreneurship in. Captain gr gopinath the writer — an entrepreneur, founder of airdeccan, a retired captain of indian army, an author of a best seller simplifly , a farmer and a 'failed' politician. Unlike other entrepreneurs captain gopinath's attempts to inspire young business men in the country have been successful his phenomenal success in such a short span of time has been rewarded by many well known and prestigious institutions.
Anyone aspiring to succeed in an entrepreneurial venture will do well to emulate these qualities 1 the class may be encouraged to extract all the various qualities of captain gopi that have made him successful. Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch the best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture. Simply fly is a biography of captain gopinath the book is large and in the middle it becomes little boring that is because the outcomes of his various ventures become predictable. The case is replete with illustrations of how captain gopinath crafted the company from scratch he went on a 'boot strapping ' mode, which is the hallmark of a successful entrepreneur the constancy of purpose, focus and humility are evident.
Entrepreneur an entrepreneur is one who always searches for change, responds to it and exploits it as an opportunity innovation is the basic tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which they exploit change as an opportunity for different business of service. In 1995 captain gr gopinath, a retired military officer, had a chance encounter with an unemployed helicopter pilot that got him started on setting up india's first helicopter company. Entrepreneurial venture will do well to emulate these qualities, among others the class may be encouraged to extract all the various qualities of captain gopi that have made. Aviation experts feel captain gopinath's re-entry into commercial passenger business is good for the industry he was one of the few original thinkers in the industry, said an aviation.
Being the boss is the epitome of everyone's professional dreams it would seem, that from the outside looking in, that being an entrepreneur and calling all the shots, life would be a synch. Gopinath chandran is an indian television anchor, radio jockey, journalist, reporter, news presenter/moderator, entrepreneur, and a writer, currently featured on the star vijay debate show neeya naana. One-on-one online sessions with our experts can help you start a business, grow your business, build your brand, fundraise and more.
For example, captain gopinath of deccan airways took a calculated risk of entering into the airline industry and pioneered the low cost model in india many people doubted whether it would be a success, but captain gopinath had rightly analyzed the market, understanding the potential of the low cost model and today deccan airways is a success. With the launch of three flights from mumbai—to nashik, pune and jalgaon—gopinath, fondly known as captain or gopi, and his airline entity air deccan, which made budget air travel in india a. Simply fly-an awesome book by captain gr gopinath, this is the journey of a boy born in a remote village, who went from riding a bullock cart to owning an airline, a journey of an entrepreneur who built india s first and largest low-cost airline.