WEDNESDAY, 07 MAY 2014 09:30
By Shahfizal Musa
Pix Abd Raai Osman
endeavors that ultimately brought them the success that they strived for.
good education for his children.
An entrepreneur who is successful can do more because he has the means at his disposal. “When you are a successful entrepreneur then you are truly free, you can help people and champion causes that are close to your heart.”He encouraged students to use their time in UKM to gather as much
knowledge and skills as possible so that when they graduate they need not look for a job but instead create their own income.
He was dyslexic as a child so he could only begin to read and speak properly at the age of 7. Due to
his condition he was ostracised by other children and even labelled as the ‘stupid kid’ in the
village.That was actually a blessing for him because though he cannot mix with the intelligent
children he was able to observe them. “So I got to see the whole picture and know what their interests are. I got a bird’s eye view of what their problems and wants are. What they really need is a place to act their imaginations”. So armed with that knowledge he built a small zoo and amusement park and an underground secret chamber and charged the normal kids for entry.“That is the day I can never forget. If those children are so intelligent why do they have to pay me to have a good time?”
sharing puts them off even when it will actually give them a higher return.Saiful said to be a successful entrepreneur he must know that it is not just about making money but it’s about making
others rich as well. Funding, he said is not a problem when a person is sincere in helping others thereby able to make others see the benefits they will gain through a partnership.This is smart
partnership which is advocated in Islam through the concept of Waqaf.