The assumption of many individuals is that to be successful; you have to have wealthy parents to guide you and support you financially. Well, this is all wrong, many people chose their path. They build their empires independently.
Hussain Sajwani fits best in the above description. His name is a household name. He is the Chairman and President of the DAMAC Premises. Sajwani was born in a middle-class family. His father owned a shop, where he sold imports from China, shirts, watches, and pens. Sajwani learned the ugly truths of the entrepreneurship world from his father. He saw him put long hours at work. Even though he missed family time, he saw they had everything they needed.
Hussain Sajwani was among the few students who got the government scholarships to study in the USA. He studied Economics and Industrial Engineering. After school, he secured a job at the GASCO Premises. He says that this is the worst job he has ever done because it was demanding and tiring. He, however, learned valuable lessons from the firm.
After two years, he quit his job at started his catering venture. The firm is currently performing greatly with more than 200 projects to handle. They are serving 150000 meals every day. He says he has maintained the business as a reminder of his humble beginnings.
The DAMAC Premises has dominated the real estate firm in Africa, CIS, and Dubai. The success of the firm is attributed to the astute mind of the DAMAC Owner. Hussain says that being able to read the future happenings has helped the firm. For instance, they saw the financial crisis coming, and they fixed their finances strategies. They were also able to maintain the dominance of the firm in 2008 when many real estate firms were launched.
In an article from Crunchase, it mentioned that Hussain Sajwani valuable networks like that of Donald Trump has contributed to the success in his business. They began working together in 2004.
Besides being a great titan in the real estate firm, he is also a family man and a humanitarian. He recently donated AED two million to help a charity organization cloth two million children. You can help these kids by contacting him on Facebook.