Why is it that some people in the world experience multiple successes, while others fail in most of their projects? Well, the answer is simple, many people are not the people they need to be, to get where they want to be. It is not about the ideas; it is more of the personality.
Louis Chenevert has had success in more than 50 businesses. His traits in all these firms have been similar. Here are some of his traits that lead to his success;
One of the factors that influence the success of Chenevert is his relentless focus. He concentrates on the crucial elements of his life.
In school, he was an eager student who wanted to learn everything. His lectures were very impressed with his enthusiasm.
In all the companies that Chenevert has worked starting from his first job at General Motors, he has always acquired senior positions as a result of focusing on his role and making significant changes.
Good Leadership Skills
Louis Chenevert is a great leader. He cares about the welfare of his employees. During the financial crisis, instead of conducting layoffs, he moved them to other sites.
He also believes in investing in his team members to empower them to complete the tasks he delegates to them. Louis Chenevert believes that one can only perform as well as their team members can achieve.
The current CEO of UTC is also following the footsteps of Louis Chenevert. He has maintained the system that allows the employees to acquire the degrees of their choice.
Ability to Invest in the Future
Louis Chenevert strongly believed that the only way he could help save the USA from another financial crisis is by investing in the future. He led UTC to invest in the future.
This was through the acquisitions, for example, the GTF engine that took UTC more than two decades to design and $10 billion. He also bought the Goodrich at $16 billion making history in the nation.
Sometimes what stops us from achieving our goals is out traits. Before you start a business know the person you need to be, be that person and then plunge in.