Violeta Rosu is Managing Partner Blue Point, a Romanian call centre company. As a true “leader on heels”, Violeta runs a successful Romanian business in an industry ruled by multinationals. She values people and experiences, and her originality and charisma give her a very special energy.
Trainart: Which are the three words you’d use to describe your life right now?
V.R.: The past year has revolved around two words: growth and future plans. So far, both have mixed harmoniously and that brings me satisfaction. At the same time, I can say that I consider myself happy: I have a dedicated team, with beautiful people who make things happen every day.
Trainart: Tell us about the last time you went out of your comfort zone.
V.R.: In business there are challenges at every step and some of them can really take you out of your comfort zone and that’s a good thing. Recently such a challenge was also the toughest business decision I’ve taken this year: moving the head office. It was a complex decision; it was necessary to maintain a financial balance, and on the other hand it was important to ensure an easy transfer for the staff.
Trainart: How do you feel when you think about your entire career?
V.R.: It is a feeling of joy combined with gratitude. Looking back, I am satisfied with the decisions I’ve taken so far and, at the same time, I am grateful for how things have evolved. I’ve had the occasion to meet many people with whom I worked on beautiful projects, evolving professionally and personally.
Trainart: Tell us about a life situation in which you felt Empowered/Resourceful/Spectacular.
V.R.: I think you start feeling Empowered.Resourceful.Spectacular once the people you work with feel this way. From my point of view, there are feelings which surface within the team. This is why, as General Manager, I try to create an environment where we can all feel like that. I think it is important to transmit trust and energy to the team so they know that they have all the qualities they need to steer things in the right direction.
Trainart: What is that one thing you do very well, naturally?
V.R.: I am, by nature, a very calm person. So, I think I react very well in crisis situation or under pressure.
Trainart: What is the activity which can make you lose track of time?
V.R.: I don’t know if I necessarily lose track of time, but I know I like brainstorming sessions very much and team discussions with middle management, especially when we discuss strategic and development directions.
Trainart: What is the biggest wish of you inner child?
V.R.: My inner child enjoys every walk in the park, every rollerblading session, going to the cinema or any outdoor activities.
Trainart: What is the simplest thing that makes you smile?
V.R.: Seeing other people smiling.
Trainart: If you could choose, which conspiracy theory would you like to be true?
V.R.: I have to admit that I’m not a fan of conspiracy theories, so I have never really focused on them.« Back to articles