The OSI Industries has grown significantly with the acquisition of the Flagship Europe and the Baho Foods. Lavin is confident that the firm will continue to spread to other states around the world. Sheldon Lavin has been in the industry for more than four decades. The first encounter with the OSI Industries was when he was financing them to expand in his firm as a financial consultant. Later, after the father of the Otto & Sons retired, they requested Lavin to join the organization as a partner. Years later, the firm significantly improved and Sheldon Lavin joined the firm as the Chief Executive Officer.
The OSI Industries has expanded and has many locations in different states. They have a total of 20000 employees. Lavin says that they have been able to avoid the recruitment of the employees now and then. Their great culture in the industry has helped in retaining the employees in the industry.
One factor that makes an entrepreneur successful is creativity and innovation. Sheldon Lavin says that one way through which he boosts his creativity is by keeping his door open for everyone. He explains that the base of innovation is humility. You have to be open to listening to the ideas of everyone in the organization. Sheldon Lavin explains that every person has their point of view in different fields. By combining the different thoughts; you come up with a mastermind plan. Sheldon Lavin is among the people in the business industry who were able to earn profits within a short time. He says that this was possible because he invested in large scale. The strategy helped him to enjoy the benefits of the economies of scale.
Lavin like anyone else was afraid when he was starting the business. He says that it is normal for everyone to be scared when they are starting something new. He said that he doubted his skills could handle all the tasks that the path he had taken demanded. However, he could not give up, the only thing he could do was ensure that he continued with his plan to the end.
Lavin says that the success that he got with the Otto & Sons was his breakthrough. After the success with the firm, he became confident, and it became easier for him to continue working towards his dream. Nothing is easy when one is starting. One has to stay committed to their projects until they come to life.