Ep 82- Honing the Craft of Entrepreneurship
Ep 82 - Honing the Craft of Entrepreneurism
While ‘entrepreneur’ may be the new buzzword, we rarely ask what it takes to become a founder or CEO. Luckily, our next guest Jimmy Zhong reveals the qualities he discovered and developed to help him become a serial founder. In this episode, we learn about Jimmy’s various startups, how we can become more proactive, and the various qualities entrepreneurs need to possess. Jimmy Zhong is the founder and CEO of Syncio.
While becoming an entrepreneur may be the new goal on everyone’s mind, we rarely pause to ask ourselves what it actually takes to become a founder or owner of a business. Luckily, our next guest reveals the combination of experiences that helped him develop the entrepreneurial traits he has today.
When Jimmy Zhong first entered university, he had no idea he would eventually become the CEO and founder of Syncio, an ecommerce platform that connects online stores through real-time inventory, product, and order syncing. Yet, by grabbing each opportunity that arose, Jimmy discovered the ideas and traits he needed to become a serial founder. From running for President of a student faculty association to bringing a Dutch auction to the online space, Jimmy’s experiences reveal how we too can hone and develop the qualities we need to start a thriving business.
In this episode, Jimmy reveals his journey behind starting multiple startups, the various traits he developed as a serial founder, and how we too can become more proactive.
Jimmy Zhong is the CEO and founder of Syncio, an ecommerce platform that connects online stores through real-time inventory, product, and order syncing. Jimmy was also a co-founder of Ethi, a sustainable fashion and lifestyle marketplace that connects you to quality sustainable and ethical brands from all over the world.
Jimmy’s advice to those who want to be leaders [16:13]
Why we should have a problem solving mindset [22:45]
Jimmy’s first startup [23:24]
Jimmy’s advice to peers who are wrestling with two choices [30:50]