An accomplished entrepreneur and best-selling author, Marek Zmyslowski, returns to share his passion for renewable energy. Listen to him talk about solar energy, online business, and his goal of leaving the world in slightly better shape than it was when he arrived.
About Marek Zmyslowski:
Marek Zmyslowski is a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of Jumia Travel and HotelOnline.co, Africa’s largest hotel booking portals. Recognized as one of the Ten Most Important People in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine, Marek serves as a Lead Mentor at Google’s Launchpad and the World Bank’s XL Africa Program. His hiring approach values individuals raised in challenging environments or those with a resilient spirit from overcoming adversity. Marek thrives in the early stages of business, focusing on ventures with exponential growth potential and continuously seeking the “unfair advantage.”
Marek shares his captivating journey of entrepreneurship and adventure in his memoir, “Chasing Black Unicorns“, where he offers valuable insights into the challenges and triumphs of building a groundbreaking business in Africa, making it a must-read for business owners seeking inspiration from an extraordinary journey.
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Marek’s commitment for renewable energy
Commitment is a key component of achieving business success. Just like what Marek did in the renewable energy industry, he took time to build good team and gain experience. For Marek, commitment usually involves sticking to something for a considerable period, around 5 to 10 years. If you are not committed to your business, you are likely to give up when things get tough.
Commitment allows businesses to establish a solid foundation, learn from experiences and build trust with stakeholders. It also enables them to overcome challenges and capitalize on opportunities. By staying dedicated to their vision and goals, entrepreneurs increase their chances of creating something significant and sustainable.
However, commitment alone is not enough for success; it must be combined with strategic decision-making and adaptability. Nonetheless, committing to a business for a significant timeframe enhances the likelihood of achieving significant growth and impact in the business world.