6 Great Reasons to Start Your Business Today

Posted on Sep 26 2016 - 10:00am by Francis Isaac

The desire of every parent is to see that their children become financially free and are able to support themselves in every facet of life. However, the journey to financial freedom doesn’t come from wishing alone it takes tons of work and mind blowing ingenuity to come up with a business strategy that actually works. Who wouldn’t want to be a boss?

However, you must not stop at dreaming of becoming a boss of your own and turn your dreams into reality. To this end, starting your own business is the greatest milestone every entrepreneur can dream of.

The likes of Dangote and mark Zuckerberg are examples of people who started their own businesses and today have built business empires many envy. The goal of this article is to motivate you by giving you reasons why you should start your own business. Below are some of them.

Job Security

In Nigeria and other parts of Africa, it's one thing to get a job, and another to remain in that job. This is because job security is not guaranteed. Companies and corporations every now and then come up with flimsy excuses on the reasons why they need to downsize, for all I care you could be laid off someday. However, owning your own business shields you from all these downsizing policies. My advice; don’t wait until you are laid off before thinking of starting your own business. Having your own business means no one can fire you because you call the shot.

Turn Your Dream into a Reality

Many people have the perfect dream of starting their own multinational business corporation. Unfortunately for a lot of them, their creativity ends inside of them, it never sees the light of the day. To bring your dreams to reality, you must think outside the box and set the ball rolling, remember, you don’t have to start big, and the goal is to take it one step at a time.

Make More Money

It's been proven that the secret to riches is having multiple streams of income. No true millionaire can say he became wealthy by depending on salaries alone. Hence you must endeavor to find multiple sources of income and one way you can do that is by starting your own business. Who says you cannot have your own business while doing a full-time job?

Leave a Legacy

This is one awesome reason you should start your own firm, it helps you leave a legacy for the next generation. There is no greater joy than seen your own children manage and run your business. Hence, true legacy is leaving behind something the next generation can be absolutely proud off, a healthy and thriving business enterprise.

Be your own Boss

One definition of frustration is to work for someone else.  While this statement might irk a lot of people, it is what it is. Working for someone else means you are going to be stuck doing the same thing Mondays to Fridays. It also means you will help grow other people’s business why your creativity rots away. However, when you have your own firm, you call the shots, you go on vacation when you deem fit, you hang out with friends and family when you like without been queried by anyone.

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