True to Your Plan
One of the most difficult things about business is sticking to a plan and budget when exciting "opportunities" are presented. Likewise, when people are job hunting and an incredible "opportunity" is presented, some will jump at the chance to participate. But this is where entrepreneurs and job seekers may potentially find themselves in difficult situations.
On occasion, someone will offer to promote you across the country "if… " Creative people particularly can see the big picture and possibilities of the proposed idea. So they may take a chance, and unwisely invest money in the offered opportunity or business idea. Others will waste considerable time chasing a job opportunity that proves to be disappointing at best case. These scenarios set the individuals back in time or even cause some to go out of business.
Remaining true to yourself and your plan is paramount before accepting any opportunity whether from a friend or new employer. Create lists of what excites you, what your inherent talents are, and your needs. Decide which factors are most important to you. Upon being presented with the next best opportunity, take the time to see if the particulars match with your preferred list. If not, decline the offer.
As a business owner, the ability to pay all of your bills must come first; everything else is secondary. For example, a private desk in a quiet space is almost mandatory but the type and quality is more a question of luxury. A chair at the desk is a requirement, but an ergonomic chair may either be a requirement or a luxury dependent upon the person doing the purchasing. Should you happen to be in a need of office furniture, the following link will take you to a site that offers many excellent options: http://www.arnoldsofficefurniture.com
And that last sentence is the point of this blog. You have unlimited options on how to operate a business or accept a new job even though the employment market hasn't fully picked up yet. By remaining true to who you are, you will build your personal brand and ultimately your business. This is what puts you on the wave of the Smooth Sale!
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