For Edgar Gonzalez Anaheim is home. Unfortunately for him, however, Anaheim is also associated with another Edgar Gonzalez, which is the Mexican American former professional baseball second baseman. He played for the San Diego Padres. While he has the utmost respect for this particular athlete, Edgar Gonzalez is a professional businessman with clients in Santa Ana and other parts of Orange County. He felt that, to make a clear differentiation between himself and the other Edgar Gonzalez, he would highlight the specific qualities of a successful businessman.
Edgar Gonzalez Anaheim on Successful Businessman Qualities
- Knowing the business. This should make sense, but it is surprising how many businessmen may have business skills, but who lack the knowledge of the business they work.
- The ability to organize and plan. Businessmen have to have excellent planning and organization skills.
- Strong foresight. A businessman with hindsight is useless, They must be able to see what’s coming long before it has arrived. In so doing, they can ensure their business remains innovative as well.
- Ethical standards. The world of business is cutthroat and capitalism is all about putting profit before people. A good businessman must be able to demonstrate that they are able to put people first and that they care about ethics, having strong morals and values.
- Creativity and initiative. Today’s world moves so quickly that only the most creative thinkers can keep track. They must also be able to take the initiative as and when things happen, rather than needing to wait for permission.
- Courage and steadfastness. To be successful in business, you must be firm and you must be able to deal with discouragement the right way. Anyone put off by obstacles and difficulties should seek different work.
- Adaptability. Nothing ever stays the same and a businessman has to be able to embrace change rather than shy away from it.
- Industriousness. This means that businessmen are happy to work long hours, including unsociable hours, for the benefit of their business. They cannot have a nine to five attitude, because they will lose out on the competition.
- Excellent financial management skills. Money does still lie at the heart of any organization and only businessmen who have a great understand of finances, accounting, budgeting, and bookkeeping will truly be able to stay afloat.
- Technical skills. While they don’t have to be engineers, they must understand the technical elements involved with their particular job and be able to handle them.
- A strong team spirit. A manager will never get credit for anything that they do, as the credit goes completely to the team.
- Conceptual skills. This is about integrating human skills and technical knowledge as and where appropriate.
- Honesty. Without honesty, a businessman will never be able to advance either themselves or their business in the world because they will quickly be caught out and lose the trust of their staff and customers.