This is your year to make things happen, pursue your dreams, bounce back from failure, and to achieve new results. Whether you’re at the beginning of your career, have parted ways with one, or are ready for a fresh start, there are plenty of reasons why you might find yourself stuck when deciding which job is right for you. Specifically, how to start a career and business of your own. I have gathered a handful of online resources to guide you through this exciting, yet often intimidating, process.
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Facebook groups bring people together who share common interests. When you join a Facebook group that’s made up of people who match your target consumers, you’ll have opportunities to improve awareness of yourself and your future business. This is also a great tool to network within your community.
Kickstarting Your Dream Business...
The Art Of The Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything,' by Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki, breaks down important lessons for new business owners in an accessible and easy-to-follow guide. Guy Kawasaki’s major argument is to focus on key details in the beginning of your journey so mistakes don't set you back as your business grows.
The Founder’s Dilemmas, by Noam Wasserman, illustrates the right ways to approach entrepreneurship. Throughout his book, he focuses his argument on figuring out when to maintain control and when to refer to outside resources.
This Is Not a T-Shirt, by fashion innovator Bobby Hundreds, proposes the question answer (then explains) “how do you turn a line of products into a brand?” Hundred’s explains branding in the industry today, crowded and competitive.
Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That Works, by Melinda F. Emerson, lays out a monthly process on how to get a business off the ground. From how to get your business off the ground to planning marketing strategies, this is the book to study!
These are great networking opportunities and books to start navigating your business launch process! One business owner to another, no advice is enough advice! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me with any and all questions you may have! I would love to hear from you.
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