Alex Hern says that entrepreneurs should resist the temptation to multi-task. It is highly unproductive, the successful San Diego-based businessman indicates, in his exclusive interview with Ideamensch. Going further to say, that it is crucial for entrepreneurs to set aside a block of time each day to dedicate to your craft, recommending at least 4 or 5 hours for maximum efficiency. Believing that developing a high degree of focus as a business leader, is essential for the long-term and short-term goal achievement of your business. Hern also says in another interview with Interview.net, that entrepreneurs should not let the lack of financial support deter them in the beginning stages of their business concept formation. He says that funding is always available, it is merely a matter of connecting with the right investors. Hern says, that he was able to achieve financial independence through his association with private equity investors. He says that this decision was the best one he has ever made, considering afterward, he was able to focus solely on his craft.
By focusing in-depth on your goals and taking your time with decision making, Alex Hern indicates that potentially detrimental business mistakes are more likely to be avoided.
Alex Hern says that he defines himself as a serial entrepreneur. All of his self-founded businesses have been rooted in the area of technology, which is an area, that Alex Hern says he is knowledgeable and passionate about. Through this love of technology and business creation, Alex Hern has forged strong business relationships with major corporations over the years, such as Yahoo!, Hewlett-Packard, MSN, and Goldman-Sachs.
Alex Hern says that once a business project has entered into sales, he takes that as a win and proceeds on to the next business idea. Through his business collaborations, Hern says that he has been able to push his business concepts further than he had ever thought possible.
However, it all starts with finding the right people, placing them at the helm, and allowing them to do what they do best. Alex Hern says that he relies on his team of hard-working individuals, to back him in everything that he does.