I am always fascinated by the opportunity to travel and have always considered it as the best way to explore life. As I was in my journey to become an Entrepreneur, travels became an inevitable part of my personal and professional requirements, all of which I have thoroughly enjoyed. I always keep my eyes, ears and mind open while traveling to capture every moment to learn something new. After all, an experience is what makes people perfect and traveling opens up a plethora of experiences to those ready to explore and learn. I have learned to savor every moment of my travel which has widened by horizons of thinking unimaginably. Here is some of my knowledge I learned while traveling that I want to share with the world.
Be Open to Ideas
To be successful one must take the least taken path. To walk on an uncomfortable road is not easy as you will come across many obstacles. Once you are out of your comfort zone, it just makes you more resilient and let you adapt to unknown talents, which helps you grow not only as an entrepreneur but also as a person.
Communication is important
As we travel across different countries, the biggest challenge will be communication. It is important to talk to the local people to learn about them. Not everyone will be as fluent in your language or even English, which is considered as a common business language across the world.
So learning to effectively communicate is something I have achieved through my travels.
Diversified Culture and Business
The world has become quite cosmopolitan. Every entrepreneur looking out for a larger audience must adapt their business acceptable across different cultures and boundaries to be successful. Culture differs from place to place and every culture has its own beauty and shortcoming. To be an entrepreneur one must know how to think about filling the void spaces. Traveling lets us explore more about other cultures as well as the void in our culture. It helps to expand the business beyond cultural barriers. Knowing other cultures lets us explore more and think better to come out with new methodologies which we might not have thought earlier.
I have learned to celebrate all festivals and cultures which open up a whole new world of happiness and opportunities.
Become more Creative
As we travel, we learn a lot more about different places, languages, better communication, and their diversified culture. This makes our brain explore more ideas. We tend to think more creatively as we travel more. Expeditions are the key to open to the unknown world and find out something novel. Every place adopts a different method to do things and knowing more about them helps enhance our creativity.
Influences Decision Making
Decision making is the toughest job for any entrepreneur. The more we travel, the more we explore and understand other people. The more we learn, the more we are equipped to handle difficult situations. Some person in some other part of the world would have already gone through a situation that seems new or difficult to us.
Traveling let us unravel such rare and interesting situations and solutions.
Traveling and exploration open up a new world of prospects and knowledge. It makes you realize how little we know about the world. It makes you a more humble person. I believe I have been able to learn a lot through my travel expeditions because I always stay rooted. I interact with the lowest section of traders and businessmen while I also take some effort to understand the flourishing businesses of the places I travel. I keep the inquisitiveness open whether I am on a personal or an official trip. It helps me assimilate even more as an entrepreneur and enriches me for my journey forward.
About the Author: ANAKHA is a Content Writer at Code9 Technologies , a Web design company in Cochin, Kerala. She is well-experienced in Web design and also a passionate about music, reading. She also works on some freelance marketplaces.