I received an MBA from Babson College world renown for its entrepreneurship program. The program is always ranked #1 in US News for its excellence in entrepreneurship. However, entrepreneurship isn’t a science or an art for that matter. So, can it be taught? I just stumbled upon an interesting CNN Money article that tackles this very subject. At first glance, it doesn’t look very promising. Here are a few quotes from the article.
What exactly does Christian Entrepreneurship look like? Well, it is obviously an entrepreneur – someone who owns a business – but it’s more than that. It is someone who runs their business based on the principles found in the Bible. Principles of honesty and acting ethically need to be apparent. The business owner takes the high road when dealing with customers and employees. They are striving to bring glory to God by the way they run their business.
ACTION ITEM: What will I do today to become more profitable, both personally and professionally? What do I believe about being profitable and what model am I working from or creating? What people will I connect with to advance my goals? Do I need a coach to play my best business game?
Maybe you want to work online and also make crafts items to sell to local outlets. Well, you can do both with ease when you Work from home. You can create your own online business, or you can Single mom for other online businesses, writing articles, completing surveys, doing data entry, researching – the list is endless.
When looking for mentors, it’s essential to look for those who are versatile enough to handle different situations. Look for mentors that will serve as an inspiration to you with regards to how they live their lives and most importantly, how they do their business. This approach would be a strong influence to you and you’ll surely be motivated to keep going no matter how many obstacles you’ll be running into.
When first starting down the path to “entrepreneurship”, most up-and-coming business owners are excited, motivated and prepared to do what it takes. But after a couple of months where things don’t go as intended (they never do). All of a sudden, the interest level in building a business begins to fall off. That is frequently the point where we separate those who are willing to succeed and those that will fail.
But at first you will work around the clock. Yes that’s right, be sure to let your other bosses know that you need to work around the clock and on weekends.
All of these jobs offer the freedom to work and earn from your own home, and all of them can be had if the person so chooses. Just because a stay at home is expected to keep their focus and energy centered on the kids, doesn’t mean they can’t have a productive and healthy professional career. This is all to say that the days of having only one employment option are gone. This is America, after all, home of opportunity!