Are you someone who is constantly dreaming of living a very rewarding lifestyle? Do you know if it comes from within you? The want to accomplish something more or better than your friends or family while leaving an everlasting legacy behind for future generations. Have you ever written down your “Goals” and planned your next move? If you have done the above, you’re on the right path to achieve something better while most people just put them off to be done tomorrow. Well, you know where it goes after that don’t you?
The United States is considered to be a land of opportunity by many in the world. It remains the same today just as it was hundreds of years ago. There are new ideas and new opportunities arising every minute of the day whereas someone needs to be wise enough to grab that opportunity.
Many Americans spend their lives working hard, stuck at work where they dream of beginning their own businesses. Chances are that they just continue doing so. While the world think that America is the land of opportunity, the residents mostly fear the unknown. Most people are afraid to lose their paycheck end of the month as they basically work to pay bills. Generally, many entrepreneurial ideas come by to all these people with the dreaming going on. Being your own boss or running your own business can be the worst nightmare to an American whereas for some it is the American Dream.
Do you think the school or college system actually prepares any of us to handle the “real world”? Encouragement to start your own business, investing in yourself, challenging the system is never spoken about during school or college days. For instance, think about what our parents told us and programmed our minds to do? Study well, get good grades, show your skills at school, find a great job, work for years, and retire. All this happens when you’re dreaming but not in reality.
The world itself has moved on from that phase where you now see major companies continuing to outsource labor. Overseas labor can be much cheaper and easily sourced over the internet. This helps companies keep costs low as well as expand their operations globally with ease. Furthermore, many believe that the biggest crime in America is FEAR.
As humans, naturally we tend to fear that we shouldn’t get anything wrong. This condition prevents people from making mistakes and learning valuable lessons from them. Looking at this from a different perspective, it also stops from getting a person where they want to be in life. All because of fear within the individual mind. Hence, this is considered a huge crime. Simply said, people who do nothing are the ones who never make mistakes in life in order to change the status of their own lives. It is solely up to you to take matters in your own hands and make the change.
Why do businesses fail?
There could be many reasons as to why new business do not succeed.
- Failure to plan ahead
- Not taking advice from people who have achieved it before
Looking back at successful people in the world, they all used two key factors to achieve what they have now. One in their mind and the other being their time. The state of mind can determine between the success and failure of an individual. One must not rest and expect everything to go smoothly for them. Firmly believe in your goals and work towards achieving them by acquiring the relevant knowledge needed for which you will have no limits.
Moreover, many entrepreneurs have managed to finance their idea or dream by saving from each paycheck while leveraging their jobs as a path to success. A handful of them understood the need of generating the demand for their products or services before they could step into the unknown. Many businesses succeed by the problem that they are willing to solve in the industry. Businesses succeed depending on the demand in the external market.