The success of the OSI Industries could not have happened without the input of their Chief Executive Officer; Sheldon Lavin. Lavin has always given everything he does his best. He is a risk taker, and that is how he has been able to get the OSI industries where it is today. Sheldon dream was to have a chain of firms distributing food products. He knew the first step of doing this was becoming a financial consultant. He says that he knew many firms would need financial support to expand. He knew this is something that he could offer.
During his time, as a financial consultant, he met the Otto& Sons. After listening to their plan, he believed in their idea and signed their deal. After their father retired, the sons asked Lavin to become a partner at the company, which he did. Later, the business was doing great, and Lavin decided to join the business on a full-time basis.
Today, the OSI Industries is operating at a global level. They have numerous locations in different states. They are having great success in the China market. The OSI Industries has been in the China market for more than twenty years. This has given them the chance to understand the preferences of their customers. They have also been able to gain the trust of their customers as well which is paramount.
Sheldon Lavin says that he became profitable in less than a year in the industry. This is a huge deal because we know of companies who take years before they gain any profits. Lavin says that his secret was investing in large scale, which helps in reducing the economies of scale.
Despite the great achievements of Sheldon Lavin, he says that at some point in his career, he was scared and unsure of his skills. He says that the tasks he had, seemed overwhelming. He encourages other startups saying that it is normal to be afraid when you are doing something for the first time. Sheldon Lavin says that his breakthrough was with the Otto & Sons. It is the success with this company that gave him the courage to keep going.
Everyone is afraid when they need to believe in their ideas and trust them to change their lives. Everything that is wonderful is scary. Sheldon Lavin conquered all odds and followed his dreams, and is now enjoying the fruits of his labor.