December 31 .Every Last Thursday of Gregorian month, Bikalpa an Alternative jointly organize the “Last Thursday’s” event at Biratnagar in coordination with Hotel Namaskar, E4N and Makalu Television. Objective of the program is to disseminate the ideas and knowledge about entrepreneurship through the sharing of successful entrepreneurs. Also the program creates an opportunity to do networking and share ideas.
On the episode of November,Managing Director of SASHTM College, Proprietor of Ratna Hotel and Horizon Mountain Resort Hile, Entrepreneur Mr Roshan Thapa joined us for our continual series of ‘Last Thursdays’ at Hotel Namaskar for a discussion on the existing scenario of the Growing Hotel industry in the Biratnagar with over more than 60 people.The program made the first move with a introduction Session. Basanta Adhikari , Director of Bikalpa an Alternative moderated the program welcoming the participants and guest speaker. The objective of the Program was Shared by Ms.Reema Shrestha.
He did his schooling in kurseong and his further higher studies from Kathmandu and Sydney, Australia. After that for two years, he worked in different projects of Tourism industry. Following his passion in tourism and hospitality he shifted from Kathmandu to Biratnagar where his entrepreneurship journey started. He started his Hotel and Hotel School which is one of pioneer business industry in Biratnagar.
According to him, Entrepreneurship is all about believing in self. It is about taking the risk and trying to be what you want to become as well as taking challenges and going out of bounds. It’s about working limitless working and also taking calculated risks and managing. If you are entrepreneur then you should have the notion to say “Yes I can”. He also elaborated on the basic tenets of entrepreneurship that he had learned until now in his career. His 5’Ds.. Of Life are
• Development (Maturity, Progress)
The speaker also shared that people generally keep things for later and miss it. So we have to be clear about our goal. You need to identify yourself whom you are comfortable with and you should follow your dreams. If you think you are different from the rest then you have to start thinking differently. Differentiate yourself from the crowd so that you can stand for it later on. Your course of action will define what you are doing so make sure exactly what you are doing. Every moment is challenge and you have to challenge yourself throughout your life. The audience responded enthusiastically to the speakers and engaged in a dynamic question and answer session following the presentation.