March 26, 2018
Twenty Slayteen: The Year of Actualising Business Ambitions
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Twenty-slayteen is the year to make bold moves and go for that #sidehustle.
With the emerging growth of innovation and tech ability that is available, there has been an awakening in people to chase their dreams. The technological era is influencing people to believe in their ideas and to activate them. There is a sense of purpose and urgency to expand yourself and explore the opportunities in business.
More people seem to be taking charge of their lives and careers, some making decisions to follow their business aspirations. The soil is fertile to plant whichever business you decide to invest in at this time.
Are you ready?
We have been exposed adequate entrepreneurial advice and content that can help us restructure our lives. 2018 is the year to actualise these dreams and make success happen.
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Make the Jump
‘Desire without a sense of urgency losses its value.’- Jim Rohn
After meditating on motivation and inspiration for so long now it’s the time to act on your concepts.
To get to this point you will have to eliminate fears such as, how will I survive without an income? Or how long will it take me to build profits with this business? With enough passion and belief in your idea, you can bring value that the world needs and enjoy financial sustenance for the rest of your life.
Believe in your Business Dream
“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The next best thing is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”– Theodore Roosevelt
You have to believe that this is worth the risk and worth the investment it needs. Before launching your business, it is important to research the market that you want to get into and define what will make your business unique.
You have to be able to envision how you will introduce yourself and plan how to cultivate business growth. In the beginning, you may not have all the fine details of how your business will advance, but you have to have a concept in mind on how you plan to sustain it.
This will help you avoid one of the many tragedies that business enthusiasts face such as start-up failure.
Begin your Side Hustle
‘Change is the new norm and the new way you can break free of a typical 9-5. Hustle on the side till your side hustle replaces your full-time job.’- Ryan Stack
Realistically speaking, not everyone can afford to leave his or her daytime job immediately and build up a business from scratch. However, it is possible to begin investing in your ‘side hustle’ until its strong enough to become the main source of income.
“When I started flirting with the hustle, failure became my ex. Now engaged to the game and married to success.” – Unknown
There are numerous things you need to know about having a side hustle, which can assist you in making the right choices. This will guide on how you can run your business part-time and still keep your daytime job.
The success of your side hustle depends on the value and effort you invest in it until becomes an established trade. When the demand for you to give your side hustle more attention, that is when you can make the resolution to focus on it.
Here are some posts of people who have shared their side hustles on social media
I'm a geologist by day and a cake artist by night. You crave it, I bake it and design it. I'm based in Pretoria and cover surrounding areas as well. #SideHustle @sindivanzyl— Babes wa makhekhe (@Connie_Setladi) January 8, 2018
Whatsap: 0791576443 pic.twitter.com/wX9rrNGz5t
Guys My friends opened a beauty Spa in Polokwane. It's called Royal Maidens they offer manicures,pedicures and all types of massages..please RT their next customer might be on your TL #GirlTalkZA #BlackExcellence #Supportlocal #SideHustle pic.twitter.com/QB4d3PPadc— Abuti_Ben (@bennyskhwary) January 5, 2018
#sidehustle Offering cooking lessons, primarily targeting domestic workers, in the comfort of the clients' home. Group classes such as birthday, bridal parties etc available. Certificate of attendance awarded. Results amazing thus far. pic.twitter.com/JNrJNyRJXk— Chef Naledi (@chef_naledi) January 5, 2018
How the Era of Tech-Innovation Heightens Business Prospects
With innovation and technology, more people are likely to learn about what you offer, which increases the chances of you having a successful business. If you have a good product and offering, people will want to know more and buy into it. You can maximise the convenience of digital media to spread the word about what you do so that when people are looking, they can find you.
With digital tools such as SEO, your visibility on search engines makes it easier for consumers to find products and business. With the access to social media, businesses are able to display their services to draw more clients.
There are many beneficial tech tools that enhance your products and services to make it convenient for consumers. The buyer is looking for solutions that are suitable and convenient and with technology, this is possible. Tech ability allows you to develop and enhance your offering which ultimately makes it more appealing to buyers.
Equipping yourself to become a Business Mogul
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Every year there are heaps of events and gatherings for professionals in the business market. These platforms allow entrepreneurs to gain in-depth insight into their sector and gain knowledge about the opportunities. As someone involved in a side hustles or looking to launch your business, you can take the time to attend these seminars.
Attending these seminars is an opportunity to learn, to network with people and market your business. When you meet with like-minded people in similar sectors, it gives you better business prospects. Surrounding yourself with other experts will give you what you need to take your business to the next level.
It is also vital to train yourself with educational knowledge, as this will prepare you to run your business efficiently. Studying a programme will equip you with expertise that you need to advance your business.
And when you persist in being an excellent business owner, you become a force to be reckoned with. In the end, this is a rewarding decision that allows you to follow your passion and become a prosperous business owner.