Happy New Year! We will be focusing on entrepreneurship for the first half of this year. Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Do you need to learn how to implement your ideas, build businesses and impact your community positively? If yes, you are welcome here.
Freelancers get paid for their work. If you’re a freelance copywriter, you get paid when you work. Entrepreneurs, on the other hand, use other people’s money to build a business bigger than them so that they can get paid even when they’re asleep. Many Freelancers will grumble at this definition but they can truly become entrepreneurs if they have an “entrepreneurial mindset.
Freelancing is an essential step in the entrepreneur’s journey. You have to learn how to find clients, talk to them and get them to pay you. You have to learn how to develop skills and ideas and test them in the marketplace. Freelancing is great, because for all intents and purposes, you can get started immediately. The truth is that almost anything can make money but first, you have to change your mindset.
You must start viewing your skills and experiences as bankable, valuable resources worth paying for. You – yes you, can help someone with skills and knowledge that you already have. The easiest way to do this is by freelancing. Freelancing can change your l life (and I recommend anyone looking to leave the nine to five job, first find work for themselves as a freelancer on the side), but freelancing is only halfway there. It’s a necessary bridge to get you away from your day job and into independent living. On the other side of that bridge is full-fledged entrepreneurship.
The difference between entrepreneurship and freelancing comes down to TIME. Freelancers exchange time for money (although much more money than a traditional job). Entrepreneurs depend on systems, automation and eventually, employees that work without their direct involvement. The key question is: “If I take myself out of the equation, does the business still work? If the answer is yes, you are an entrepreneur. If you can create enough momentum i n your business that you’ll still make money, regardless of what you do on a day-to day basis, you are an entrepreneur. This is where you want to end up.
Until we meet again in our next edition, think of how to become a freelancer by the side and build systems to become an Entrepreneur.
I know that there have been times I have had needs that were not met from my point of view (as a man), I had prayed and asked God for certain things to happen which never did.
True entrepreneurship involves a mindset of solving problems. But real success goes well beyond the bottom line to impacting lives and leaving a legacy.
As a tradition/routine every New Year, most of us draw up a list of “New year resolutions” which most times we do not adhere to. Its important every New Year to live a more Christ-centered life
Did your relationship fail last year? Did you expect a promotion at work and it didn’t come? Did your business suffer loss? Did you make a mistake or bad decision that you wish you didn’t?
Sometimes, we judge by popularity or numeric value. That many people are saying it doesn’t certify it. We need to learn how Moses handled a matter and how God dealt with it.
Sometimes people tend to use something else (another issue) to express the bitterness, pain, anger, revenge, jealousy etc. in their hearts.