3 Keys To Entrepreneurship: Portfolio, Interview, Presentation

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There’s multiple ways to create successful businesses. Every method is basically a different shade that attracts people interested in that aspect. To grow your business you have to be willing to take risks and chances. The belief in yourself can never be limited to the competition or what’s around you. Everything you need comes from within! So how do you learn to harness those abilities and turn them into opportunities? In this post I’ll give you 3 key points to always optimally display your business at a moments notice!

  1. Portfolio: This is going to become the meat and potatoes of who you are. Just like an employee needs a resume for a job interview, the portfolio for an entrepreneur is integral to attracting business. So what makes up your portfolio? For entrepreneurs your growth and development starts from within. Whenever you build a business you can start at any moment but the key is starting. So with limited experience what do you have to show for? Content! Content and knowledge is integral. This builds your worth to your target audience. As people start to take notice of you the first thing they will look to is what you talk about. Having knowledge and becoming a cornerstone on your particular niche and subject makes you extremely attractive for potential clients! As you grow you will want to continually add more to what you do. You need to create a methodology that shows your expertise. This sets apart your thinking and way of doing things from the competition. This will attract “target audience” which is essentially people who relate and are interested in your methods. From there you sell them on your process. Course work, Coaching, and Consultation. Proven strategy to start building your business visibility and profitability!
  2. Interview: So you may say wait a second!? I’m not applying for job. True no you are not but you are selling people on what you do. Ypu are creating the visual of what you can do for them if they decide to work with you. So how do you interview well when you’re not actually applying for a position? Networking! Networking is key to building your growth and development. Networking plays the role of word of mouth, creates referrals and builds your brand. Like I mentioned in your portfolio your knowledge and acumen is what’s necessary to attract clients. Networking is your chance to share experiences you’ve had, accolades and successes, failures and setbacks, growth and innovation. When people have your experience, expertise, communication and opportunities to hear you, then they begin to think about you more. What you could do for them and why you may be the missing link they need for success!
  3. Presentation: People talk about elevator pitches, well this is the way you close deals. The way you present yourself, the waqy you handle yourself in a crowd, the way you speak, the way you command a room. It’s the nuances of what you do that drives the most interest. Being able to set yourself apart no matter how much or little you have! Your knowledge, your authenticity, your look. People always will test you. Positive or negative ways its part of life and happens consistently. Stay confident and stay ahead of the curve. Practice your craft and opportunities of meeting people. Get used to being in a environment that maybe you might not of entered before. Imposter syndrome sets in when you don’t know what to expect or you doubt yourself and your information. Never doubt and never set yourself back! The biggest thing in entrepreneurship is starting and staying consistent. Keep your discipline and stick to what you know. stick to gathering information and research. Check on people whose doing better than you and don’t be afraid to shout them out. You’re stepping into a crowd where you’re peer group is changing. Don’t view highly successful people as better than you. Instead view them as a milestone you know you’re going to obtain! To become what you want to be in life you have to do it! That means on all levels!

Entrepreneurship isn’t hard. At the same time its a rollercoaster. You can’t be afraid to lose or fail. You can’t doubt the steps you’re taking for growth. You may not always have the support so you have to learn to stand on your own 2 feet! If you maintain and you keep the discipline, if you stay consistent and always work on your growth. I guarantee you will see success and rewards that are better than anything you could ever imagine! The competition is always within yourself. You merely need to come to terms with who you really believe in!

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