It’s no secret: becoming an entrepreneur means investing a lot of time and work! From the moment you wake up in the morning to when your head hits your pillow at night, you’re thinking about your business in the back of your mind. We don’t say this to scare you, but instead, to inspire! It’s a wonderful feeling being consumed by something you love, by being your own boss and taking control of your business. But none of the less, entrepreneurship requires hard work. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you begin (or continue) on your entrepreneurship path:
First things first, you need to find a new type of balance in your life. There will be no perfect balance of work and play. No longer are the days when you can work 9-5 then walk away, paying no mind to your work until the following morning. Your business is your baby! And as such, you’ll be working odd times and thinking about it around the clock. Be prepared to invest time in a business you enjoy, but be careful to not let it consume you. Prevent getting burned out by carving out special time to spend with friends and family.
Wants Vs. Needs
With any business, you need to make sure it solves one of the markets needs. The business may be a great idea, yes, but it doesn’t stop there! If you have kids, chances are you’ve seen Pixar’s movie Inside Out. Think back to the scene where Riley and her family visit a hipster pizza shop that sold pizza with broccoli… and broccoli was the only topping option. While that pizza business may have been a good idea (to some), it didn’t solve one of the market’s needs. If you’re thinking of becoming an entrepreneur, or you’re in the beginning stages, sit down and analyze how your idea will solve a need. A good idea is, well, good. But you have to present a solution, show your value to society, for business to occur.Do you struggle with balancing work and home life? Contact us at Content Supply! We can get you started on a monthly content flow of video, copy, design, and other content that your business may require.The StorySelling Academy is a program custom built for entrepreneurs to learn how to grow a team, systems, workflows, and storytelling know-how around becoming a story selling expert through building and executing a custom content plan to grow your ROI and following on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and beyond.This service allows you to launch your story-driven content plan as quickly and effectively as possible. Similar to the Story Maximizer Service we handle the content workflow and strategy from development to distribution but you do the batch filming yourself. This is more hands-on for you and does require more of your precious time. But, it's also for the more budget conscious who just need to launch and begin distribution their story on a massive scale!This is our signature service where our Content Supply team does everything for you to develop, produce, and distribute your story-drive content on a massive scale online. It's hands-off from the beginning as we develop and execute your content strategy. Your time is required for only 3 days every 6 months when we film 6+ months worth of content in-person with you. This service is a la carte based on your specific needs and priorities in your business and workflows.