Co-founder and Chairman of OnnoRokom Group, Mahmudul Hasan Sohag, explains why focus is the key to meaningful achievement and how our ego is the biggest obstacle to our personal and professional growth. This is an excerpt from our interview with Mr. Sohag, you may read the full interview here.
(I would ask him to) focus and prioritize. At one point of my journey, I lost my focus for a couple of years and pursued too many things at once. Had we not done that, we would have done better in many other areas.
The ability to focus is of extreme importance when you are pursuing an ambition. When you get distracted and pursue too many things at once, you spread yourself too thin and fall short of achieving your goals.
The other thing would be around not thinking of yourself too high and be humble. I had been very competitive for a long time. I now actively try to control that. There is nothing to be too competitive about. Our ego often makes life difficult for us. We should actively try to get over it.
Read more: This is an excerpt from our interview with Mr. Sohag, you may read the full interview here.