The world is a shrouded pit in which a lot of successors lie and turn out just like the volcanic is getting ready to erupt. Even today successful business tycoons in some way are unknown to the world. Many of us don’t even recognize those souls which have created a success knot living with us. It’s not a person from another planet but honored with an inventive mind indeed. The personality is none other than Shahid Khan who is living in America as extraordinary successor and representing his triumph towards his homeland, Pakistan. Shahid Khan born on July 18, 1950, in Lahore in a mediocre family but the spark in him changed the middle class into a magnate.
The ability to achieve something in life and become a renowned personality he wanted to polish his skills while moving abroad. He moved to the United States in 1968 to study at the University of Illinois, where he worked as a dishwasher. The first job as washing dishes for $1.20 per hour made him lead his hard work to prosperity. Later, when Khan graduated with a BSc in Industrial Engineering in 1971, he was employed by an auto parts manufacturer called Flex-n-Gate to work as an engineering director. The obscure dishwasher moved well ordered to uncover another skyline. For Khan, these weren’t obstacles but adventures of life that assist him to lead the ladder of accomplishment.
Shahid Khan pivoted the tables when he set up his own auto parts manufacturing firm called Bumper Works. It is better to take many little strides in order to make a great leap forward. After from the progress and earnings through his manufacturing firm he went on with Flex-n-Gate in 1980 and grew his business in order to start supplying parts to US automobile giants General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. His organization is now valued at $2 billion and has generated approximately 12,000 jobs. The company made one-piece truck bumper that cuts down weight along with adding structural support and has a substantial share to Three Big automakers. In 1984, he began supplying a small number of bumpers for Toyota pickups. After the success of the venture, Khan gained an US citizenship in 1991.
The passion to make money by investing in different sources made him more enthusiastic to achieve his dreams. He invested in English Football League Championship team Fulham F.C. Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League and Flex-N-Gate are a few big names the billionaire is associated with. According to the Forbes 400 list in the year 2014, Khan earned the 110th position. He is the richest person of Pakistani origion. In 2011, Khan invested money in National Football league team.
His example of overcoming adversity should in any case be viewed as an image of national pride for Pakistanis and in addition an image of expectation, demonstrating to us that the hard work may receive the best benefits. He didn't make his fortune by begrudging the accomplishments of others, while Shahid Khan totally varies a different observation about thinking beyond practical boundaries will smoother the way to get enormous.
As he says, “you must dream big to get huge”.