Entrepreneur Raffaele Riva collects art and vintage automobiles. A member of the Monaco Yacht Club Riva is also a benefactor of the Orchestra of Italian Switzerland. Here is how Raffaele Riva achieved the kind of business success that enables him to pursue so many expensive interests.
Raffaele Riva is the founder of the conglomerate Aurea Multi-Family Office. All four of the companies under the Aurea umbrella provide financial services. An accountant by training Riva has multiple college degrees. Riva holds leadership positions with three Aurea subsidiaries.
Be Positive And Pay Attention
If you ask him for the secrets to his success Raffaele Riva will tell you to think positive and listen. Being intellectually curious Riva is an avid reader. His reading habits keep him abreast of news and developments that affect his business interests. Riva advises aspiring businesspeople to always pay attention to what others have to say. The next big idea or smart move may be found in a casual conversation.
Follow Your Bliss
“Do what you love and you will never work a day.” Raffaele Riva subscribes to the preceding adage. He counsels people to build a business around something they enjoy. He also urges would-be entrepreneurs to take action to bring their entrepreneurial vision to fruition.
Choose The Right People
Raffaele Riva does not take sole credit for his success. He admits to surrounding himself with individuals whose business acumen rivals his own. Intelligence and integrity are the qualities Riva looks for in his inner business circle.
Put The Client First
Business is about more than enriching yourself. Raffaele Riva believes that enriching the client is more important than making himself wealthier. As he explains it that which benefits the client also benefits the business.