Q: Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans: Khsites Information Technology is a leading IT company providing financial, commercial and industrial accounting software and solutions. These solutions help companies automate the daily actions; accounting, salaries management, access control, remote offices, distributions and hand held palms. We do support the local languages and local cultures with full understanding for the local needs, add to that our ability to cooperate in English to support foreign companies. Our experience extends to more than a decade…You’ll get a service that you wish and deserve; we, at KHsites, are eager to understand your needs and help to comply with your requirements and high standards. Our commitment is to provide reliable and high standard service.
We are from Iraq and working in Iraq-Baghdad, we have distributors in many cities in Iraq.
Q: Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
Ans: Finished studying in programing field, specialized in CNC (computerize numerical control). Also, try to analyses the ideas of programs and the structuring of its applications…
Q: What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
Ans: Actually, I believe with private work and how can the man prove himself to achieve the self-proving and be successful in different fields specially the Scientific One. With the development of era and the requirements of market, I find the customers are looking for automating them events in work. So, I build my business according to these requirements by providing package programs or ours.
Q: What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
1. Try to determine your goals and the dreams you want to achieve.
2. Make a study for your goals and how are meeting with your ability and possibilities.
3. Insist to achieve your goals, and have the faith that you can reach to the success.
Q: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
1. Have goals and insist to achieve these goals.
2. Good planning and Have management ability.
3. How can follow up and keep on your Success
Q: How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans: About 8-9 hours.
Q: To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans: Faith and love my goals and insist to achieve these goals.
Q: How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans: By catalogs, sit advertising, make offers and reach to the customers directly. And the most successful form of marketing is the sit advertising.
Q: Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it? How did you obtain investors for your venture?
Ans: We are some friends partners share together and make our capital to fund our project.
Q: What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans: Make a balance between your goals and your ability, further the right planning.
Q: Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans: I thing at the first line of good Iraqi companies which provide programs and services in automate work.
Q: Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans: The Organizations or offices which deal with developing the abilities how to manage the field of human resources, also how develop the skills of projects’ management and planning.
Q: How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans: Help you to progress in your work and exploit the time in correct way.
Q: How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans: When you give it enough time and efforts without getting good results.
Q: What motivates you?
Ans: Getting good results by your efforts and planning.
Q: What are your ideals?
Ans: The Biography of famous successful companies, like Microsoft and Google.
Q: How do you generate new ideas?
Ans: Studying the results and the mistakes in work and discussing these matters with employees.
Q: How do you define success?
Ans: Your dreams come be true.
Q: How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans: The Credibility is built this base.
Q: What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans: The Ambition and trying to manage and plane in correct way.
Q: What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans: When fell the customers are Satisfied.
Q: What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Ans: The Independence and the happiness of self-prove.
Q: What kind of culture exists in your organization? How did you establish this tone and why did you institute this particular type of culture?
Ans: The cooperation to achieve the work and love this work. I establish this tone by working with employees as a one with them.
Q: In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Q: If you had the chance to start your career over again, what would you do differently?
Ans: Help the others to be ambitious.
Q: How has being an entrepreneur affected your family life?
Ans: Try to plane for everything, and manage the matters of my life.
Q: What is your greatest fear, and how do you manage fear?
Ans: Take wrong decision not well to progress work, so I try as can as possible study the all sides of any decision.
Q: How did you decide on the location for your business?
Ans: Center and commercial location.
Q: Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: Respect time, always learn from mistakes, planning and follow up the Implementation.
Q: If you could talk to one person from history, who would it be and why?
Ans: Larry Page, founder Google, and why? To learn more about the good planning.
Q: Who has been your greatest inspiration?
Ans: Every successful person.
Q: What book has inspired you the most? (OR what is your favorite book?)
Ans: Any book talks about life and how can we exploit our time and efforts.
Q: What are some of the biggest mistakes you’ve made?
Ans: Lost some time at the beginning of my business and delay some important decision.
Q: How can you prevent mistakes or do damage control?
Ans: Always follow up the employees and share with them to achieve the work.
Q: What are your hobbies? What do you do in your non-work time?
Ans: Watching the reports and programs deal with scientific, health and psychology fields, and listening music.
Q: What makes you happy?
Ans: Help others and achieve success in my life.
Q: What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: May be the less of time to enjoy with other things in life.
Q: If you were conducting this interview, what question would you ask?
Ans: Do you satisfy about your achievement in life, specially in work?