5 simple ways to get closer to your dream right now. Whatever your dream is, no matter how big or small it may be, you need to start now. It’s not difficult to achieve your dream, but you need to understand that getting closer to it will involve lots of small steps. Each of these small steps may seem insignificant but when you add them all up, they become one giant step that will get you closer to your dream. Below are five ways to get closer to your dream each day and start living your purpose.
Back in the late 1980s, over 60% of Americans reported they were happy at work.
My, how times have changed.
Create a lifelong fortune with entrepreneurship. “People think about creativity as if it’s all sweetness and light. It’s like, no bloody way man. If you’re going to be creative, it’s going to be because you’re tormented by a problem. So if you’re not in the position to be tormented by a problem, you aren’t going to make the time and effort and take the risks you need.” — Dr. Jordan Peterson
In this increasingly digital world, there has never been a better time to work from home. At-home jobs are a great work alternative, whether you are struggling to secure a local gig, need to stay home for your own health or to care for a loved one, or simply don’t relish the thought of hustling to a workplace every day.
Being a workaholic martyr. Many entrepreneurs put their business before everything else. They neglect other important things in their lives to work as much as 120 hours in a week — equivalent to three full-time jobs. They sacrifice attending their kids’ birthday parties, keeping date nights with their spouses and reconnecting at family functions to have more hours for work. They assume any time off will harm their business and production. The statistics on business failure, whether within a year or five years or whenever, are grim. Most businesses will not succeed. There are many reasons that could lead to the downfall of your business: lack of capital, no co-founder, small demand for your product or just plain old burnout from the constant stress of being an entrepreneur.
There’s a certain message you know you’re going to get when you read Gary Vee’s blog or watch his videos. And it appeals to a lot of folks, I mean I’ve found it motivating and inspiring from time to time myself. So this isn’t meant to be a fucking hit piece on him.
He does what he does, and that’s great.
But there’s an underlying danger to his message.
The rental services industry has been growing steadily since the recession, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This type of business can consist of renting anything from small party supplies to entire homes. So if you’re interested in starting this type of business, here are 50 different niches to consider.
It is a misconception that there are a small, finite number of good ideas to start companies. Some people are nervous to share the ideas they have, accordingly, because they think someone else will steal them. In reality, though, there are innumerable ideas that could become viable companies today.
Here are nine ideas, specifically, that you could start even from your college dorm room:
The World Economic Forum ranked each country according to its business environment and innovation. The United States took the No. 1 spot. The ranking considered the cost and speed of starting a business in each country, as well as attitudes toward risk, and the willingness of companies to embrace disruptive ideas.
LA isn’t quite as bad as everyone says it is.