BUSINESS FOR BEGINNERS
It’s a Great day! in a month heralding the last quarter of the year. With the year almost gone,
and the rest pregnant with immense possibilities, I thought it would be nice to share certain
tips to guarantee your business success in the rest of the year and in time to come.
As young people, we’re prone to adrenaline rushes of great ideas, “instant millionaire
schemes”…certain to make us the “next BIG thing”, but after a while, the flame flickers, dies or
if we’re lucky, we carry on as planned, only to incur massive debt, regret and lots of “had I
So what must you do to hit your ultimate business goal? Well, I’m glad you asked
There are 3 basic rules of business success
You are the only limit to your imagination. Ask yourself, “What would I achieve if I could NOT
fail” and then write it down. Visualize your dream, because you cannot feature in a future you
do not picture! What do you see? Look at your feet, what do you notice? They are pointed in
the direction of your vision. That means, as long as your eyes can see it; your feet will take you
there! So dream BIG.
As long as Peter kept his eyes on Jesus, his feet walked on water’ but as soon as he “considered
(meditated on) the waves, he took his eyes off his picture (Jesus) and put his eyes on the water,
what happened? He began to sink. What are your eyes focused on?
As lofty and impressive as the oak tree is, it didn’t just appear as a full grown tree, it began as a
seed. Every great dream or business began as a seed. Take time out to count the cost. Ask
yourself, “what is my business?”, “who are my customers”, “how much do they earn?”, “where
are they located?”, “I am the solution, what is their problem?” etc. Answer those questions.
Next, you’ve got to find a mentor who is the best in the field you wish to flourish in and SERVE
him. Humble yourself to learn from the best.
Too many young people want to be their own boss, but think that serving someone is a waste