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Gurbaksh Chahal Interview


Gurbaksh Chahal | What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Oprah

Happy 60th Birthday Oprah! There aren’t many people in the world who are instantly recognizable by their first names. Oprah is one of them. She celebrated her birthday today and in the course of her remarkable life journey has scored success after success in many different aspects of human endeavor. I know that from my […]

Posted January 29, 2014, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Success with a Moral Compass


Gurbaksh Chahal | Success with a Moral Compass

Nothing worthwhile in life comes easy. You will never see success without hard work, determination and the ability to make tough decisions. Sometimes you have to be ruthless for the sake of the company, your employees and, of course, yourself. But it’s equally as important to have a strong moral code and to conduct yourself […]

Posted December 23, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Need to Make New Year Resolutions


Gurbaksh Chahal | Do You Really Need to Make New Year Resolutions?

The start of a New Year is as good a time as any to make resolutions. Every business leader should have new goals and make sure they achieve those goals on an ongoing basis, anyway. But the New Year gives us an annual opportunity to review our priorities and make fresh commitments. It provides us […]

Posted December 19, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

The Art of Listening


Gurbaksh Chahal | The Art of Listening

One of the first crucial lessons I learned when I first went into business at the ripe old age of sixteen was how to listen. This was due to the fact that all of my business dealings happened on the phone since my ‘office’ was in fact my bedroom in my parents’ house. I was […]

Posted December 17, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

The Billion Dollar Company


Gurbaksh Chahal | Swinging for the Fences: The Billion-Dollar Company

If you want to start a billion dollar company, there are three things you should know: The odds aren’t good At the moment, there were only 39 companies in the United States that are worth over $1 billion that started within the last 10 years. But, about 50,000 new companies get funded every year, so […]

Posted November 27, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

How to Find the Courage to Start a Business


Gurbaksh Explains how to Find the Courage to Start a Business

Fear is your worst enemy – risk is your best friend. The best thing about the unknown is the meaning itself: If success were guaranteed, the journey wouldn’t be the same. And the journey is actually what inspires and shapes us to understand that success isn’t supposed to be easy, it’s supposed to be worth it. […]

Posted October 15, 2012, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Success Contribution is Greater than Imagination


Gurbaksh Chahal | Contributes to Something Greater than Ourselves

Gurbaksh Chahal has always known that business is the most primitive game in the world. Failure is always just around the corner, yet discipline and ambition drive us to overcome. The ladder to success isn’t as vertical as people imagine—it has the ability to reshape your life before you finally succeed. Business changes you. It […]

Posted May 17, 2012, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Gurbaksh Chahal's Graduation Commencement Speech


Gurbaksh Chahal | Graduation Commencement Speech at Evergreen College

Below is the commencement speech I delivered to the graduating class at Evergreen College on May 28th, 2010. Thank you, Evergreen College, for asking me to speak here today. I feel honored. Everything starts with a dream, a particle of our imagination that teases us of what the future could be like, as long as […]

Posted May 17, 2010, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Gurbaksh Chahal Doctorate Acceptance Speech


Gurbaksh Chahal | Honorary Doctorate Acceptance Speech

Today is a very special day and marks an important day in history not only for myself but also for my family. I feel truly honored to be here. Eleven years ago, I made the decision to drop out of high school and pursue my love for business. Getting this award and an honorary doctoral […]

Posted April 28, 2010, BY Gurbaksh Chahal