If you’re thinking of doing business or you’re just not sure what you really want to do, a side hustle can help you decide.
I was recently invited to speak at Smart Liberia’s ” Women Empowerment Session” on the topic “ Planning for your future”. The Women Empowerment Session is a round table capacity building event that brings together young entrepreneurs and professionals to discuss the issues that affect and/or stimulate young people and entrepreneurial success. It was anContinue reading “Plan your future in five easy steps”
Becoming an entrepreneur is no easy feat. It takes time, commitment and capital investment to transform a business from an idea into a money making machine. However, most aspiring entrepreneurs get stuck at the “how do I find funding for my idea?” stage. While securing capital may be a very important part of starting aContinue reading “Can you start a business with zero initial capital?”
Mahmud Johnson says: “Pursue excellence in everything. Understand your work so that you are comfortable and people don’t deceive you easily. Network , and I don’t mean the kind where you give out business cards. I mean build good relationships, do good work, be open minded and constantly stay in touch with the people you meet. Constantly share updates on social media about the work you are doing. The important contacts you need won’t be the ones who like or comment on your posts, but trust me they’ll see it and remember you”.
The worst thing that could possibly happen to a professional person is, knowing how much potential you have to excel but finding yourself stuck in a dead-end job. Don’t let it happen to you, try using these 6 tips to help you maneuver out of a seemingly hopeless career downturn.
If you are doing any of these five things, its probably why you’re not experiencing the type of growth you would like to see. Perhaps it’s time to structure or restructure your business strategies, policies and practices in a way that increases your competitive and comparative advantages. Say no to standing on the sidelines and get your business on board the growth train today.
Growing up, we are told to pay attention in school, make good grades, graduate and then find a great job. Nobody ever told us “develop your mind and create your own employment”. Because of this lack of balance and perspective, many people are stuck in jobs they were not meant to do and certainly do not enjoy doing, all because this path was the only option they saw for earning a living. In fact, many of us do not understand the difference between the “entrepreneurial path” and the “employee path”.