Why Most People Should Have Their Own Business: 3 Simple Startups
Times are rough for all of us and most people recognize that jobs are important. Nevertheless, the work world with its bosses, supervisors and managers is often horrible, and I personally can’t work for most other people for very long. Prolonged jobs can cause people to go on existing as the servants of others, and they can often be draining, monotonous and futile. Over time, dead-end jobs can erode away at your dignity, your sovereignty and your zeal for life.
Of course, the higher up in the pecking order you go, the better a job would tend to be. If you’re a specialized professional, the company route could be for you and “more power to you.”
For a vast number of individuals (probably most), it’s best to ultimately work in one’s own business. It can involve extremely low start-up costs, it’s a simple process, and the reason it usually doesn’t happen is because people don’t make miniscule sacrifices in their daily lives. They tend to spend too much of their spare time on activities such as watching sports, going to concerts, frequenting bars and tuning in to American Idol.
Many young people may become enamored with their girlfriends or boyfriends and this can be a major distraction, as well as a way of putting the cart before the horse. Time is valuable, and responsibility in life is of paramount importance.
Some people believe that being in business requires a great amount of capital, tremendous education or some mystical qualities. They may also believe that one must “rich” before even beginning. All of this thinking is false and it can also represent an excuse for not starting on one’s own path in life.
The business person can browse around this site for creation of self business. The starting up of the business should be from the innovative and creative ideas. The capital should be raised directly from the source.
With all this being said, let’s look at few simple start-up businesses. These are only examples, and individuals should also be able to come up with many original ideas.
- Landscape Maintenance
This is a business I started myself and eventually grew into a full landscape contracting, irrigation and design enterprise. I started by mowing lawns and providing related services such as trimming, pruning, weed control, thatching, aerating and hauling. For more information, please refer to my landscape maintenance article: Here.
- Cleaning Services
There are many services from which one can choose under the “cleaning” category. It can include housecleaning, window washing, auto detail and commercial cleaning of various sorts. Many resources are available that explain how to go about this, and one can find them on the web. Again, it doesn’t require a great amount of money or technical skill.
- Business on the Computer
Making income from the computer could require a bit more time and research, but could be worth the effort. It is possible to work with affiliate programs, become a profitable seller on auction sites, or become a provider of valuable information along with other activities. Exercise diligence, patience and caution when endeavoring to build an Internet business. Above all, don’t forget the importance of giving personalized high quality customer service. This concept of business success must not disappear, just because one establishes an Internet business.
I have stressed the importance of spending your time wisely and establishing your own venture. The ball is now in your court to implement the activity that is right for you and to take action. I wish you the best of success.