It is only those who look well will see the many opportunities that are available for business. There are many who have eyes but there are very few that see the many opportunities for business. All that you need to begin your quest for getting into business is the desire. Desire has the power to cause your imagination to begin to expand and cause any person to become creative. You have been blessed with gifts and abilities and all that you have can be organized into a worthwhile operation, which can bring profit to you. With desire, you will begin to discover some of the most exciting possibilities that are available to you. The only thing between you and your dream is you not money or opportunity or whatever other excuse that you might decide to come up with.
And so, what are those in business seeing that you are not seeing? I hear people with great potentials, almost on a daily basis, complaining about the economy, complaining about hardship when there are opportunities everywhere around us. Friend, all you need to do is to open your eyes and look. You will not see those opportunities until you look. Until you put in a whole new perspective and see things differently from others you will not be able to see those opportunities. You will not have to see as others see. You will have to change your methods – your ways of doing things. You will have to use proven techniques/tactics and strategies that work. You will need to have a strong conviction about what it is you are going into and what it is that you want to do.
You do not need any special skills as some have been made to believe. You do not need to have a business degree or money before you would be qualified to open your own business. Take a look at who you are and look on the inside. There is something that is on the inside of you, wanting to come on the outside for full manifestation – something that will get the world’s attention to you. You have to discover it.
For the person who has no money, there is still an opportunity. Your gift/skill is your investment and the productivity of your business. It is very important for you to understand that your skill does not have to be one of the traditional skills that you had to go to school for. There are truly opportunities that are available for any person who is serious about starting a business.
If you want your own business then begin now by searching your soul. Spend some time thinking about the community in which you live. What are people doing and how are they doing those things? Can you improve the way that people live in? Can you offer prices for some of the things that people are already buying? Can you make it more convenient for people to be able to get products and services that they want and need? Is everybody happy with the way things are? If not, then find out why they are not happy and then provide them with the solution to their problem.
Do not see business as a totally different world in which you do not belong as others looked at it in time past. You will not have to see it as something you cannot be engaged into so that you think it is difficult. Do not also see it as something only belonging to foreigners or to a selected few, and if you are into business do not see it as something you could be engaged only to supplement your family income. If it is what you are doing then it is not business that you are into. Understand that business is the greatest callings. Its executives are a nation’s elite in initiative, ingenuity and versatility and if you are into business remember that unto whom much is given of him shall much be required.
Thanks to those whom have woken up to a whole new world of business and are taking advantage of the many opportunities it offers. Those that have grasped the vision, that indeed business is indeed an employment, a profession or occupation. The business world, of course, has an exciting rewards and it can be the answer to most of your life’s problems. I want you to know that it is the real players in the business or the private sector that create jobs and make major decisions on the economy and the world over.
If you are in business you must be passionate about it. Let your intentions be cleared and your motives pure. Believe that you can succeed in the face of tradition, a bad economy and lack of money. Let your vision be different from others. Put on a different attitude from others. Think differently from others. Do not allow the economy, the lack of money or traditional views of business to stop you. Why are you crying? Why are you sleeping or complaining? All you need to do is to look around you and you will see endless opportunities. Put your brains to work and I promise the sky will be your limit. The government will not do it for you neither your friends nor your family. You will have to do it yourself.
To be in business you must be able to provide any product or service that will enhance or improve the quality of life for the people around you, or the people somewhere around the world. So it doesn’t really matter what you choose to do, as long as you are providing something that people need and want, then you have everything necessary to go into business. Know this ‘’if you give enough people what they want, then you will always get what you want.’’ Business involves a solution of a problem in order to achieve a result. This then requires the provision of a service that has to be paid for as a good business must generate some profit. Life will always be full of problems that require solutions and as you have a solution to someone else’s problem you are in business already. All you need to do is to identify the problem and provide the solution.
Again, there is no free lunch. You will only get out of life what you demand from life. Whatever you believe will happen. If you believe that you can never get involved in business then you will never become a business owner. But if you believe that all things are possible to them that believe, then everything you desire is possible and will happen for you only if you believe.
(Chealy Brown Dennis is a marketing and business development consultant. He is also a much sought after motivational speaker and offers training in leadership, creative sales and marketing, strategic planning and team building. He also offers on-location and train-the-trainer formats for leaders, managers, businesses and organizations. He can be contacted through email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at: 0886-264-611 or 0776545394)