Being a Part-Time Entrepreneur Rocks! Your job isn't limiting you as much as you think it is. Here are the Top 10 Reasons being a Part-Time Dream Builder is awesome and worth the work!
10. Lower Stress Levels
Entrepreneurial stress will claim as many entrepreneurs as will lack of revenue/sales. The stress destroys moral and hope. Without hope what exactly should an entrepreneur hold on to? Hope lifts actions to levels where dreams can start something. With gainful employment some stress maybe alleviated!
9. Reduced Start-Up Costs and Debt
Depending on the type of business startup costs could run upwards of $20,000 even up to $150,000. Some hardware and franchises cost triple and quadruple that amount. While having employment won’t cut that amount drastically all the time. Bonuses and a strictly budgeted income and funnel money into your business opportunities could reduce startup costs.
8. Networking Opportunities for your new business
Networking is an often forgotten way of moving the needle on your success meter. Networking is key to partnership and as William Patterson says, “Any situation of lack can be satisfied by partnership.” Affluent people, folks with great business acumen and/or entrepreneurial experiences double as colleagues often sitting right in your office. Those key contacts can be in the C-Suite or in Engineering and Organization leadership; they could even be sitting next to you in our cubicle.
Extraordinary is what you make of it
In Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), when Steve Rogers AKA Captain America reached Germany and those soldiers were behind enemy lines. He knew he was just a stooge to help raise funds and morale for soldiers carrying on the good fight—that is what he was. But he understood who he was as well. He knew that Extraordinary in the hands of some leaders was an extra buck and a stage show, but extraordinary in his hands was saved lives.
Self-Doubt should be used constructively
During the dramatic climax of The Avengers (2012), Captain America is wondering if he and his team can pull it together. He uses this time and nervous energy to shore up holes in his self-confidence and handle any animosity or negativity with other team members. He did not speak to plans and ideas, but the emotional needs of him and the team. Whether it be self-doubt or any other negative emotions use it constructively and then get your head back in the game. Someone is going to win. Whether it’s you or not is a choice and Cap wants to win!
Whether using his last bit of anger and strength to fight a villain or ripping wood in half, Cap doesn’t let his emotions about present circumstances get out of hand. He has to lead when the mission is going well and when it’s going bad. Being able to clear the emotional clutter and focus on completing the task at hand or simply redirecting that frustration is critical to all leaders.
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