Turn your hobby into your profession
“At some point I want to be my own boss”, Youth people replies to our question about what their greatest dream would be for their future career. Many people think like this. They want to realize their own idea, start their own company, open a new cool business or simply offer their creative skills and services. According to statistic of Chamber of Commerce, 32,000 people dare to take the step into self-employment every year. Let TURN IDEAS INTO REALITY
Such a professional step must of course be carefully considered, because self-employment comes with a lot of responsibility and also a certain risk. As a result not all start-ups survive longer than three years. Statistics say that five years after being founded, only 7 out of 10 companies will still be active.
As is so often the case, the following applies, especially in professional life: always inform yourself first and take advantage of the many advisory services. A start-up is only successful if you are well prepared.
My skills, my future: 4 tips for self-employment
Check your idea
So you have an idea for an app that doesn’t exist yet, but which makes the lives of thousands of people easier? Even if you are sure that you are the only person with this idea, it is still a good idea to take the time to do your research. Are there any similar products? Maybe there is a good reason why the product is not yet available? Exchange ideas with friends and subject matter experts who might have a clue about it.
Are you an entrepreneur type?
Running a company on your own and being responsible for everything yourself, from marketing to accounting to day-to-day business and implementation, that is not necessarily for everyone and also means a certain risk. Think carefully about whether you are the right type for this.
When your business idea has solidified, you can take advantage of one of the advisory services and one of the workshops. Here you will learn everything that goes into starting a business.
“Talking makes people get together!” The saying is particularly true in the business world. A good network not only gives you insights and good tips, but you also get to know colleagues and new customers. In a relaxed atmosphere, it is hardly noticeable that it is work. One of the first points of contact for perfect network is events, workshops.