Hussain Sajwani is a successful businessman whose ventures are mainly in the real estate industry. He is a chairman and founder of DAMAC properties which is an international estate developer company. Sajwani graduated from the University of Washington where he attained a degree in Economics and Industrial Engineering. He commenced his business in catering in 1982 which grew outstandingly well to handle over 200 projects and 150,000 meals per day in the Middle East and Africa.
Moreover, Hussain Sajwani spotted an opportunity in the Middle East and founded the DAMAC Properties in 2002. Some of the cities which the company has developed property include Dubai, London, Abu Dhabi, Doha, and many more. Also, its portfolio includes more than 44,000 units progressed in various phases. Again, he has been listed as one of the top 100 influential Arabs internationally.
How Hussain Sajwani manages to keep up a Balanced Life
Hussain Sajwani’s regular working hours revolve around meetings where he is keen to make sure he is updated on matters concerning the business. He therefore, meets his management team on a daily basis besides engaging with the business partners to keep abreast with the on-going issues. Also, as a family man, Sajwani sets aside time to spend with his family as he believes it helps keep up a balanced life.
Further, as a visionary individual on his business, Hussain Sajwani takes calculated risks by visualizing of how a city like Dubai would look like in 10 to 20 years to come. He then goes ahead and implements his visions as he believes the engulfment of fear of failure is an enemy of progress. Furthermore, Sajwani is intrigued by social media which he equates it to a limitless powerful tool of communication. Sajwani advocates for its usage to help businesses in marketing to reach out to potential clients through its wide network.
Additionally, Hussain Sajwani says that one of the factors that has contributed to his success as a businessman is travelling. He adds that travelling enables him to view things from other people’s perspective and is a great reader of history books as well. Again, Sajwani loves to learn new things that help in re-energizing one-self and also sets targets to help him achieve his goals. Hussain Sajwani also values his more than 2000 employees whom he appreciates and gives them credit for getting the company to where it is.