Career Progression

Focus on horizon

Focus on the horizon to achieve your goals

A recent Time magazine article compared how successful racing car drivers focus at 200 mph with the behaviour of successful entrepreneurs.

“Racecar drivers say that the trick to managing speed at 200 miles per hour is to drive for daylight. They don’t focus on the lines on the pavement or their competition—they are going too fast. Instead, they focus on the horizon. Their hands follow their eyes.”

At Enterprise, sometimes, there are more than work challenges that may distract our attention from the horizon. Sometimes there are personal or logistical issues that might get in the way.

So we spoke to four career high fliers in the company to find out how they keep their eyes firmly fixed on their goals, no matter what may be emerging to take their eyes away from the ultimate prize.

Arooj Jamil

Arooj Jamil’s enthusiasm for success shines in everything she does. In October 2014 she was one of five branch managers in the UK to achieve UK Elite Club status within seven months of taking the role. In January 2014 she took top spot at the U8 awards evening winning number one performance for not only the highest income branch in the group but... Read More »

Lauren Belmore

Lauren Belmore switched to a role in vehicle remarketing after a fast track experience as an MT where she was promoted after only 10 months. But while she loves her job in vehicle remarketing, it can be challenging to work day in, day out, in a department where she is the youngest and the only woman. But being the only woman also makes you stand... Read More »

Leah Hoffarth

Starting her Enterprise career as an intern in Canada, like many young people, Leah Hoffarth felt drawn to the thrill of travel once she had graduated. But she also heard the call of ambition. So she used her networking skills and reputation within Enterprise to combine the two. Now a successful Visa surfer, she has worked in three different Enterprise wholly... Read More »

Neesha Khela

Having completed her folder in only five months, Neesha Khela has had one of the fastest career paths at Enterprise. Her story is an excellent example of how “focusing on the horizon” and knowing where you want to go helps you get there – fast.

“I joined Enterprise because I liked the idea of... Read More »

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