“The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it” – C.J. Walker. Entrepreneurship at a young is rapidly increasing. Teens and young adults are inventing creations that they are passionate about. In the process of their creation they are giving the world a fresh taste of a new innovation. The industry of entrepreneurship is immense with real life problems. Problems that could be fixed with the inventions of young entrepreneurs.
When you start to think about what others think their chances and ideas start to fall out. Young entrepreneurs should go into the market with a fresh mindset. You have to be confident in your ability to learn and become knowledgeable about the industry. Nowadays due to independent workers being on a rise, companies are waiting to be built in healthcare and transportation, two major movements of our lives. As a young entrepreneur you can start whenever you want. The opportunities are endless.
Many young entrepreneurs have a obstacle with believing in themselves. In life we will always come across obstacles. We need to fall in order to succeed. When you fall you learn. Saying you have no idea what you are doing is apart of entrepreneurship. You figure out and learn as you go. Working on your own gives you the opportunity to see how much you have grown. You are your own teacher. Having a business commits a lot of your time but as a young entrepreneur you have less responsibilities than when you become older.
Whatever obstacle comes across your life, never forget the things you are passionate about. You shouldn’t be working at a job that you don’t enjoy. It’s never too late to start a business but when you are at the prime of your youth time is limited. Here are some tips in becoming a successful entrepreneur at a young age:
Set your goals (Long term/Short term)
Be passionate at what you’re interested in.
Take your time, don’t rush at the beginning.
Communicate, brainstorm and talk about what you can do to improve your business with your peers.
Learn how to share your vision with others without over doing yourself. Clients are always the focus.
Always take action and be up to date with your business.
Do your research and make a plan.
Build a positive attitude that will set a tone for the business.
Collect materials you might need.
Plan for the future.
Be ready for anything that comes your way.
By: Joanna Menjivar