Alex Hern, founder of content solutions company, Tsunami, is no stranger to hard work and business development. With an entrepreneurial career spanning more than 25 years, Hern has co-founded multiple successful technology companies. From email marketing to network security, Hern has overseen the rise of early-stage companies in a variety of tech niches.
How does one not only succeed as an entrepreneur, but keep building on his successes for several decades? In a recent interview with IdeaMensch, Hern was asked how Alex Hern stays productive and brings his ideas to life. Hern noted that he is most productive when he is alone in a quiet space, free from distractions. Interestingly, he also stated that he spends several hours per day focusing on one specific item or action that will help his company reach a goal. Multitasking, in Hern’s opinion, is a commonly made mistake. This view, he admits, is controversial in the entrepreneur community!
Hern’s newest venture, Tsunami, is a global business communications solution. The software provides a collaborative platform for engineers and scientists in fields like aerospace, defense, manufacturing, and healthcare. Tsunami offers on-demand digital workspaces, as well as 3D rendering, animation, and simulation. The software aims to provide seamless critical collaboration and data analysis for the world’s top companies.
Hern has maintained his success by following a few basic principles, which he has shared publicly with aspiring entrepreneurs. Hern practices learning from failure and avoiding repeat mistakes. He believes that failure is part of the growth process and should not be feared. Hern has also spoken at length about the importance of focus, taking time to make decisions, and thinking about the long-term impact of those decisions.
When it comes to making smart business decisions, Hern is adamant about partnering with trustworthy solution providers and ensuring his goals and vision are properly aligned with those of the client.