The weirdest fact about Entrepreneurship is that it can’t simply be learnt from books rather the best source to teach one is his own experiences with failures and setbacks. No wonder how theoretically sound a person is, one can’t substitute the experience gained in the course of actually performing the task, failing in it, and then standing tall back again.
This article feature a small town Indian teen who rose to become one of the most impactful names among social media/ digital influencers from the country. Born in Deoghar, Jharkhand, 20 year old social media nerd, Ishwar Shekhar has managed to make it really bigin the digital world. His tech-skill acumen has helped him change the dynamics of online reach granting him a clear edge over his counterparts.
Unorthodox thinking power, passion towards his dream and firm determination has led Techie Shekhar to widen the sphere of digital marketing and bringing in some distinctive novel initiatives in the online industry. He works it all ranging from strategy, content, storytelling, to implementation, tracking, campaign analysis, and even live streaming of games. With a successful gaming channel on Youtube called Mini Maari, to his credit this Young Entrepreneur acts as a source of inspiration for millennial.
Equipped with most of the modern day tech tools Shekhar is adroit on Google algorithms, Google publisher, SEO and other social media marketing technologies. He designs trendy concepts to facilitate audiences find out their brand organically and this has managed him to be a frontrunner in this virtual world business. Adding to that he has a commendable grip on all major social media platforms, with special mention to Facebook and Instagram. All these, alongside a business driven marketing perspective, enabled him to pull huge audience base thereon contributing to countless successful campaigns.
Shekhar has climbed the ladder of success in the digital space by revamping the digital marketing world with his sharp business sense at quite an early stage of his life.
While looking back in time, one can witness that Shekhar has it all to personify the saying “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Consider below mentioned lessons that shows his character and offers you with some key lessons for a sustained and satisfying life.
Keep your dreams alive. As Shekhar comes from a lower middle class family and his economical condition never allowed him the access to necessary means to fulfill his dreams. But this shortage of resources could not stop him from living life his way. He survived all adversities and his perseverance has helped him succeed.
Find solution not excuse. He used to assist his father in running his small medicare shop, also managing his studies at the same time. Not only that, to pursue his passion in digital field Shekhar spare out time for try his hands on that too.
It is possible for those who believe. Shekhar didn’t drop the idea of being an IT geek and in the pursuit of realizing his dream he often use to borrow laptop and other gadgets from his friends so as to surf internet for YouTube tutorial and free courses as a part of his self learning.
Remember why you start? He started working on to design and development of websites for clients as a freelancer. Regardless of all uphill struggles he failed to get desired success. Despite the initial setbacks he always remembered why he has opted for this as a profession and where he has to head it. He continued with same zeal and commitment.
Never give up. Once he failed in web development venture Shekhar didn’t let go things that easy and invested all his savings into mobile app development and somehow managed to pull it back with help of freelance android developers. As they say “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Eventually his team tastes the desired flavor of success and since then there is no looking back.
His entrepreneurial stint, a well shaped persona and the technical expertise makes Shekhar a complete bundle and thus he is truly acknowledged as an ace digital marketer.
Shekhar’s piece of advice for budding entrepreneurs:
Relying on his personal experience Shekhar shares his success formulae. According to him one must be support his own ideas, be convinced with what one has to do and then just give it all to make it a reality. Summing up it in his own words, “Always keep in mind the fact that to achieve anything worthwhile in life requires faith and belief in self, a clear vision, hard work, determination, dedication and proper time management. One has to be brave enough to live the life of your dreams. Realize early the purpose of your life and then stay focused on to make it happen instead of the expectations and opinions of others.”