Miodrag Kostić, President of the MK Group, talked with twenty students and their mentors, young managers within the AmChamps mentoring programme of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham).
Kostić, who leads one of the most successful companies in Serbia and the region, spoke about his beginnings, challenges, and also gave tips for achieving business success and starting his own business. Speaking about the importance of regional and economic integration, Kostić told students that working in a business requires the creation of a strong system with further ambitions for expansion and growth. With its growth, the company also enables the growth of the communities in which it operates. He pointed out that perseverance, resourcefulness and decisiveness are the qualities that are valued in every business and which ultimately lead to good results, regardless of the industry in question. “Be persistent and persistent in your intentions. The fact that you are in this program means that you recognise the importance of continuous learning, that there are no frameworks for you and you can build your future” Kostić said. The president of MK Group pointed out that programmes like this are necessary because they are oriented towards young people who are “a priority in every successful company because of their driving energy and new ideas.