Biography of Bob Sadino - Entrepreneur Success From Indonesia

Bob Sadino (Lampung, March 9, 1933), or fondly called om Bob, is a businessman from Indonesia who do business in the field of food and livestock. He is the owner of the business network and Kemchick Kemfood. In many occasions, he was often seen using short-sleeved shirt and shorts that became his trademark. Bob Sadino born from an affluent family. He was the youngest of five children. When his parents died, Bob who was then 19 years old his family inherited the entire property because another sibling who is already considered an established life.

Bob then spent most of his wealth to go around the world. On his way, he stopped in the Netherlands and settled for approximately 9 years. There, he worked in London Lylod in the city of Amsterdam and also in Hamburg, Germany. While living in Holland, Bob met his life partner, Soelami Soejoed.

In 1967, Bob and his family returned to Indonesia. He brought along his two Mercedes, made in the 1960s. One of which he sold to buy a plot of land in Kemang, South Jakarta while others still he kept. After a long stay and live in Indonesia, Bob decided to quit her job because she has the determination to work independently.

Dilakoninya first job after leaving the company is leasing a Mercedes car which he had, he himself became his driver. But unfortunately, when he gets a crash which resulted in his car badly damaged. Because no money to fix it, Bob switched jobs become a mason. His salary when it is only Rp.100. He also had experienced depression due to life stress they experienced.

One day, his friend Bob suggested raising chickens to fight his depression. Bob interested. When raising chickens that's emerging entrepreneurial inspiration. He watched the life of the chickens flock. He was inspired, chicken alone could fight for life, of human being can.

As a chicken farmer, Bob and his wife, sold a few pounds every day egg. Within one and a half years, he and his wife have many customers, especially foreigners, because they are fluent in English. Bob and his wife live in Kemang area, Jakarta, where there are many foreigners settled.

Not infrequently the couple insulted customers, babus strangers though. But they mirror themselves, improve the service. Drastic changes had happened to Bob, from a personal feudal servants. After that, over time the silver-haired Bob, became sole owner of the grocery store (supermarket) Kem Chicks. He always looks simple with short sleeves and shorts.

Bob the supermarket business is growing rapidly, reaching into agribusiness, especially horticulture, managing vegetable gardens for the consumption of foreigners in Indonesia. Therefore he also formed a partnership with farmers in some areas.

Bob believes that success is always preceded each step failures. Entrepreneurial journey is not as smooth as it seems. He and his wife often turned upside down. For him money is not the number one. The important thing is willingness, commitment, courage to find and seize opportunities.

In one's mind while doing something develops, the plan should not always raw and rigid, that is in a person is the development of what he had done. Weakness of many people, too many thinkers to create a plan so he does not immediately move. "The most important action," said Bob.

Bob's success is inseparable from his ignorance, so he immediately jumped into the field. After ups and downs, Bob skilled and master the art. Bob the success of the process is different from the prevalence, it should start from the science, then practice, then a skilled and professional.
According to Bob, many people who started from the knowledge, thinking and acting all-powerful, arrogant, because they feel have knowledge than others.

While Bob was always flexible to the customer, listen to customer suggestions and complaints. With an attitude like that Bob won the sympathy of customers and are able to create a market. According to Bob, customer satisfaction will create self-gratification. Therefore he always tried his best to serve customers.

Bob put his company like a family. Kem Chicks All family members should respect each other, nothing major, all have a function and strength.

Child's teacher

Return to their homeland in 1967, after years in Europe with the last job as an employee Djakarta Lloyd in Amsterdam and Hamburg, Bob, the youngest of five children, had only one determination, self-employed. His father, Sadino, Solo man who became the head teacher in junior high and high school Tanjungkarang, died when Bob was 19.

Capital which he had brought from Europe, two Mercedes sedans made in the 1960s. One he sold to buy a plot of land in Kemang, South Jakarta. At that time, quiet Kemang area, still lie fields and gardens. While other car ditaksikan, Bob own driver.

One time, the car was rented. Apparently, not money back, but the news is devastating car accident. "My heart were destroyed," said Bob. Loss of income sources, Bob then worked so construction workers. In fact, if he wished, his wife, Soelami Soejoed, experienced as foreign secretary, could save the situation. But, Bob insisted, "I am the head of the family. I have to make a living. "

To calm the mind, Bob receives gift of 50 chickens race acquaintances, Sri Mulyono Herlambang. Bob uphill from here: He succeeded in becoming the sole owner and businessman Kem Chicks vegetable farming hydroponic system. Then there Kem Food, meat processing plant in Pulogadung, and a "stall" shaslik in Block M, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta. Note the beginning of 1985 showed, on average per month of Bob's company sells 40 to 50 tons of fresh meat, 60 to 70 tons of processed meat, and 100 tons of fresh vegetables.

"I live from fantasy," said Bob describes his business success. Father of two children and then gives an example of one of his fantasies, can sell water spinach Rp 1,000 per kilogram. "Wherever there was no one with kale selling price that much," said Bob.

Uncle Bob, close calls for his men, unwilling to move outside of the food business. For him, a field that ditekuninya now there is no end. Therefore he did not want to imagine that all sorts.

Hajj this quirky-looking, big fan of classical music and jazz. The moments of the most beautiful to him, when praying with his wife and two children.

Profiles and Bios Bob Sadino
Bob Sadino
Tanjungkarang, Lampung, March 9, 1933

-SD, Yogyakarta (1947)
-SMP, Jakarta (1950)
-SMA, Jakarta (1953)

-Employees of Unilever (1954-1955)
-Employees Djakarta Lloyd, Amsterdam and Hamburg (1950-1967)
Single-owner Kem Chicks (supermarket) (1969-present)
-President Director of PT Boga Chess Averages
-PT Kem Foods (factory sausage and ham)
Kem-PT Farms (vegetable garden)

Home Address:
Al Worship Road II/12, Kemang, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta Tel: 793 981

Office Address:
Kem Chicks 86 Jalan Bangka Raya, South Jakarta Tel: 793 618

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    From which source anada wrote biography

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