Are you aspiring to be a successful entrepreneur? Have you thought about how some of the most phenomenal CEO’s became millionaires? Robert Parsons, you are probably more familiar with the name Bob Parsons, is Founder and Executive Chairman of the Go Daddy group of companies which is composed of three ICANN accredited domain registrars. This mogul is behind Flagship registrar, Blue Razor registrar and reseller Wild West. He is one of the most premiere American success stories of the 21st century. When you think of success and hard work many people can come to mind, however when you hear words like destined, trend setter and world changer you cannot help but think of entrepreneur Bob Parsons.
Parsons’ success did not begin overnight as his story began with selling newspapers and pumping gas. He learned very early in life that hard work and perseverance are some of the rules to success. Another tip that he has carried with him through his business career is having a great perspective and a sense of humor. You will not find many pictures without Parsons smiling. Growing up in the inner city of Baltimore helped frame Bob Parsons views on achievement and success. He learned that to thrive you must be determined and have a drive to achieve greatness. He is a former U.S. Marine and Vietnam Veteran which also speaks of his spirit of excellence. Click here to read Mr. Parson’s rules for success.
Success does not happen in a day and that is another tip that you can take from the Bob Parsons story. His success has come brick by brick, one achievement after another. Throughout his IT career he has been laying down a foundation, one that will last for decades to come. The technology that Parsons has contributed is not just for this generation, it is for future generations as well. The Founder and Executive Chairman, understands that success is not only what you accomplish while you are living but what you leave behind.
Another tip that is part of Parsons success is, he believes you should never give up and just because something has not worked the first time you tried doesn’t mean it won’t work. His fresh philosophy on life has paid off; Bob Parsons has received several awards. In 2007 the Founder and Executive Chairman was selected as Arizona’s Business Leader of the Year. The very next year, in 2008, Parsons received an honorary doctorate from the University of Baltimore in Humane Letters, and in 2010 they also named him as The University of Baltimore Distinguished Entrepreneur.
One of the key ingredients that you can learn from Parsons is to develop your own brand, your own niche. Look at the one or two things you are most passionate about and launch from there. You must have a passion because if what you do is not driven by passion you will not stick to it. Parsons endeavors include passion, whatever he went after he had passion for it. Diligence is essential as well, along with a great perspective and a sense of humor. You would not know of Robert Parsons had he quit.
He went the distance with all his endeavors and because he did not give up America has another success story in Bob Parsons. His brand Go Daddy has been named “Best Registrar” from 2005-2010. As you can see, Bob Parsons has laid down many bricks over the years. His great successes have come because of his award winning attitude and his refusal to give up on his endeavors. You can look at his life and grab hold to his strategies and make them your own. He is America’s success story, and that is what makes Parsons so intriguing, his story can be your story.