“Start small” should be the mantra every new and aspiring entrepreneur lives by.
…and when we say “small,” we mean small.
Before you try to tackle any huge or long-term business goals, it’s crucial to start developing the skill of producing something valuable, and selling it for a profit.
It’s exactly like lifting weights — you don’t try to put up big numbers in the first week. Instead, you start light, learn the form, and progressively build on your strength.
Getting good at business requires lots of light reps, too!
Today, we discuss a few examples of how your first “business” doesn’t need to be a business per se. From Omar’s childhood Halloween candy arbitrage model to freelancing on the side, making money on your own is something you do one dollar at a time — at first.
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