The United Technologies Corporation, headquartered in Farmington, Connecticut was once fortunate enough to employ businessman Louis Chenevert. This former Chairman and CEO wasn’t just wise, but he was also willing to serve in multiple positions that would prepare him for these roles early on.
This multinational conglomerate was a key player to the research and development of HVAC, aircraft engines, fire and security and more. Anything of significant value for safety or otherwise was being produced by United Technologies Corporation. The primary job for Louis Chenevert was to not only ensure that quality was at the forefront of it all, but he was also developing a strategic team to aid in the long-term mission and vision for the company.
Results focused, Louis had decided that operational talent was critical for the company, as well as putting small teams together to ensure that projects would be brought to fruition quickly. As a leader, it was his job to teach all those in management to ensure that their teams would have the tools and resources to complete any job that they had ahead of them.
There were many great joys that Louis experienced while working for the company, but one of the most important was the combination of speed of change and technology. Habits are another important aspect of work according to Louis Chenevert. This is because he believes that every habit is dependent upon the other habits you have. Creating good habits will continue to breed other good habits. He says that relentless focus in combination with relentless follow-up is critical for the best results.
Louis Chenevert always did his best regardless of where he was, but he also knows that internal politics can have a negative impact on your work and those that you work with. It’s important to keep your eyes on the prize and stay focused.
Robert Deignan is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. It takes a lot of efforts and determination for a man like him to be in the position he is today. He is the Chief Executive Officer and one of the founders of the ATS Digital Servicers which is a company that is committed to helping customers solve various issues concerning their machines such as troubleshooting, installation of software among other customer concerns from all over the world. He went to Purdue University where he studied a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership on a full football scholarship. Surprisingly, even though he is the Chief Executive Officer of ATS Digital Services, he still participates in sports which shows that he is a diverse person who is one of the characters that the world to requires. He competes in the competition of Offshore Fishing Tournaments among other sports activities.
As a successful businessman, he never misses some advice to give to other existing and prospective entrepreneurs for them to attain their goals in their investments. In one of his latest interviews, he says that to be successful as an entrepreneur, you must have the best ability to choose the right company and the people you decide to partner with. He expresses himself by saying that his business partners have operational skills and whenever they one of them has an idea about their company; they discuss it and bring it into reality. The company that you keep determines the type of influence you get from them.
Once an entrepreneur gets a business idea, it is essential to make a spreadsheet on the idea and determine it’s possible to work and give positive results. Robert Deignan says that having the ability to work with numbers after having an opinion about his company is one trend that has made him a productive man in business over the years.
He also talks about the importance of staying disconnected from the phones and computers because it will wake up your mind after making observations about what is happening in the world surrounding you and come up with sound business ideas.