This is a revised and updated post originally published in 2016.
Having an entrepreneur’s mindset is necessary to thrive in business.
It’s the ability to think outside the box and see opportunities that can be turned into a business. It’s believing that you can grow and create success by developing your talents and abilities.
While these are critical skills, I believe that the most important step for starting a business is to find clarity and intent.
What does this mean and how do you do it?
Suddenly, you find yourself without a job and you’re in a panic. You don’t have enough to live on, you’re too young to retire, and you don’t have a large nest egg to fall back on.
What can you do? Let’s look at the options.
- Apply for unemployment insurance and look for another job.
- Take any job even below your skill level.
- Start your own business
If having an independent income and financial independence is important to you, then freelancing is an easy first step to reaching that goal.
Freelancing is a business model that is easy to get into, flexible, and can be a steady source of income. It’s a way to create an independent income without developing products or courses to sell.
In this article, we’ll show you why freelancing is here to stay, why it’s so popular, and how you can engage.
Starting a new business may seem difficult and intimidating – but it’s not when you take these small but important series of steps.
First, let’s imagine that you have an idea you think will help people solve a problem, and you believe you are the right person to provide the answers. However, you don’t know what to do next, so you do nothing. You’re frustrated and stuck.