The modern era has brought with it increasing clouds of scrutiny over what entrepreneurship effectively means, what is its scope and how does it benefit the wider community. These concerns are especially voiced in underdeveloped countries. Considering the importance of budding entrepreneurs for the economy who contribute in small but critical doses, indifferent attitudes towards entrepreneurship might not be a good sign. But thanks to people like Richard Verkley, entrepreneurship remains the thing for the future.
Some insights into the personality of Richard Verkley
Although he considers himself an ordinary down to earth person, the masses of Ecuador know him as their hero. He works as a leadership enthusiast conducting sessions and lectures on how to develop oneself. But that’s not the only thing he does. He also works as a part time human rights activist. He has founded several foundations and organizations that strive towards helping the local population in terms of improving their standards of living. They do this by creating awareness and telling helping people identify the different options they have available on the various stages of their lives. Along with his devoted wife, Richard Verkley has established organizations that work on the intelligence and personality quotients of people to help them grow as an individual and also as a law-abiding and productive citizen. If it weren’t for people like him, countries like Ecuador would still be in search of their messiahs.
- Established the “heart of gold foundation”. This organization takes on the responsibility of improving the living conditions inside different regions of Ecuador. The mechanism in place is to identify major problem areas and come up with possible solutions. More often than not these solutions focus on creativity and novelty. The organization works for raising donations and then gives them out to different credible charities that ultimately work at the grass root level. The major aim of the organization is to create firm groundwork for sustainable economic growth and development.
- Richard Verkley has created a forum for teaching basic principles and concepts of entrepreneurship for people who want to start their own businesses and ventures. In his videos he is seen promoting the cause of the society along with teaching entrepreneurship which he is obviously very good at.
- He has been one of the leading men that have consistently worked to make better use of the natural resources of the country. He has remained the CEO of an environment friendly mineral extraction company by the name of Far Point Mining. Along with a team composed of dedicated members, this organization strives to attract foreign investors to come and set up ventures that help create employments and contribute towards development in Ecuador.
In addition to all of these Richard Verkley has his team planting trees, creating pet stations and conducting awareness programs for keeping rivers clean. In short in the face of Richard Verkley, Ecuador has found itself a visionary who does not only believe in the natural potential of the earth but also in the natural capabilities of the people. With such people around, we can safely say that entrepreneurship is in perfectly capable hands.