5 March 2021|Latest Posts, Meet the Successful Founder
Kamales Lardi is a bold and strategic thinker in digital and business transformation. She combines deep experience of over 21 years in the digital space with a dynamic and current approaches to technology application. She often says, ‘technology is not a silver bullet solution, a clear value proposition should drive any transformation effort’. This approach resonates well with many business leaders and has helped her stand out in the digital space. Since establishing Lardi & Partner Consulting GmbH in 2012, Kamales has advised many multinational companies across various industries in Europe, Asia and Mauritius. Kamales is an alumna, Teaching Fellow and Chairperson of the MBA Advisory Board at Durham University Business School, and she was recently awarded as Top 10 Global Thought Leaders And Influencers In Digital Transformation (Thinkers360).
What would you love to share to encourage other women to start their own business?
“Don’t wait until you are 100% prepared because sometimes a leap of faith is necessary to start the entrepreneurship journey. There will be a lot of naysayers around you, do not focus on them but instead focus on the people who can support and inspire your journey. The entrepreneurship journey is not an easy path, however it can be very rewarding if you are passionate about what you do and the value you can add to the market.”
What are your top 5 tips for entrepreneurial success?
Stick to what you know and love, the most successful entrepreneurs are deeply passionate about their work and believe beyond doubt in what they are doing.
Learn to trust your instincts and stay grounded
Build a trusted team of people
Fail fast, learn fast, then proceed to kick ass!
Find a business mentor who can act as a sounding board for ideas and actions
Who are the 5 women who inspire you the most?
What is your favourite saying/inspirational quote?
‘’ When one door closes, another opens; but don’t wait for doors to open, break down the walls and create your own opportunities’’
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