Gurbaksh Chahal

Chairman & CEO at Gravity4.

Recent Articles

10 Defining Traits That Have Made People Successful Throughout History

So what exactly is the recipe to make you successful? It's difficult to conclusively define what makes any one individual achieve greatness, but there are certain general qualities that these people share. These are my top 10 traits that I believe al…
By Gurbaksh Chahal

Success Is Measured By How High You Bounce When You Hit Rock Bottom

We all have our low points. Whether they are personal or professional. We hit roadblocks and obstacles all the time. At some point, we think quitting is the only option. But, let me be the first to say the day you quit, is the day you lose forever. N…
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15 Things That Great Leaders Don't Do

It’s tough to get anywhere in the world of business if you’re not able to display leadership. If you want to quarterback a winning team, you need to be assertive in exhibiting your skills at being in charge. You’ve got to be sure of yourself and have…
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The Difference Between A Good Entrepreneur And A Great One

What makes a great entrepreneur? Who achieves the American dream of prosperity and success through the application of sheer hard work, determination and innovation? Look at the numbers and you’ll find good evidence that immigrants and others who come…
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21 Things That People With Confidence Do Differently

Confidence is a unifying trait amongst the most successful people in the world. It's the confidence to push past the word "no" and to pursue your dream despite the looming possibility of failure. Confident people are the people who aren't afraid to t…
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Think Different: How To Get Into The Mindset Of An Entrepreneur

If you ask me, I think every person has an entrepreneur inside of him or her. It’s just about whether he or she chooses to bring it out and showcase it to the world. Thinking like an entrepreneur forces one to constantly think outside the box. When o…
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Why You Need To Stay In School — From A High School Dropout

Stay in school. Turn off the TV. Stop reading the headlines. I’m sorry, but you are not going to change the world. First and foremost, don’t get lost in the hype of Silicon Valley — the place nor the new HBO series. Focus on your higher education so …
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Always Be Closing: 11 Proven Ways To Become The Most Successful Closer

Everybody negotiates all the time. It’s part of everyday life. But most people just don’t have what it takes when it comes to getting the best personal outcome. They get jittery. They squirm. Some are stretched so far beyond their comfort zones that …
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If You Genuinely Want Something, Don’t Wait For It; Teach Yourself To Be Impatient

If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it. Teach yourself to be impatient. This has been one of the biggest themes of the way I’ve lived my life. I’m not a patient person. I don’t view patience as a virtue. I like to talk about the virtue of…
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The 6 Best Ways To Hire Perfection For Your Company

In five minutes, I can look someone in the eye and figure out if he or she is going to survive and have what it takes to win. Is this someone who has the charisma? Chemistry tells me everything. It’s amazing how much we’re trained when we’re young to…
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My Journey From Introvert To Extrovert And How It Made Me A Successful Businessman

It was the first day of fourth grade… an embarrassing day that was seared into my memory for life. For a boy who was naturally shy and introverted, I cringed, as I became the center of attention. There I was, clad head to toe in yellow: bright yellow…
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Life Is A Series Of Intuitions: Why You Shouldn't Calculate Your Decisions

We all have choices in our lives. Sometimes, we calculate them. Sometimes, we ponder them. Sometimes, we dwell on them. But, there is a mysterious inner you that sometimes just does something because it's reacting to some form of cosmic energy inside…
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When People Tell You That You Can't, You Just Smile And Say, 'Watch Me'

“Can’t” is a word that shouldn’t be a part of anyone’s vocabulary. I refuse to believe that things can’t be done. Even in the popular saying, only an apostrophe makes the difference between impossible and I’m possible. Have you ever noticed that some…
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When You Come From Nothing, Anything Is Possible: How I Was Able To Live 'The Dream'

Six years ago today, I signed my first book publishing deal to write "The Dream," a memoir of my life journey of coming to America, dropping out of high school and founding two companies worth $340 million by the age of 25. Since then, I’ve continued…
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The Social Executive: How Entrepreneurs Can Use Media Platforms To Build Brands And Causes

Every executive needs to understand the power of social media to help drive awareness for his company and his own personal brand. The dynamics of the digital world dictate that any business leader who doesn't stay on top of the ever-changing landscap…
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Power, Money, Happiness: Why You Can't Have All Three

Our new generation has dramatically changed. The perception of what we desire to achieve overshadows our ultimate purpose. Some work the ranks of power, some chase money at all costs, and more importantly, some forget the true meaning of happiness: l…
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Change Your Perspective On Failure By Seeing It As An Obstacle Not An Option

One thing that’s absolutely certain about life is that there are going to be innumerable setbacks along the way. It comes with the territory. Once you accept that fact and are prepared to deal with it, you are setting yourself up for success. The abi…
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4 Of The Most Important Factors Of Entering Your Business Into New Markets

At RadiumOne, we’ve just taken a bold move and expanded into six new markets overseas — Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, the Netherlands and Australia this quarter. This move follows our phenomenal growth in the UK, France and Canada building on our…
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When Writing The Story Of Your Life, Don’t Let Anyone Else Hold The Pen

I love this quote. Its origin isn’t known, but I first came across it in an iconic Harley Davidson ad. To me, the quote is meaningful in several different ways. Fundamentally, it means that you have to be in control of your own life. You chart your o…
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The Truth Behind Business Success: 1% Idea, 99% Execution

Show me a person with a vision, the passion to win and the absolute will and desire to succeed and I’ll tell you that success is inevitable. If you don’t read the entire article. Just remember one rule when it comes to business: 99 percent of the wor…
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