Taking an idea and turning it into a business is no easy task, but it’s the difference between having an entrepreneurial spirit and actually being an entrepreneur. The task is large, but your dreams should be, too. Going from an idea to a business requires risk-taking, difficult decisions, and the ability to ask for help. Here are some articles from around the web to inspire you to turn your dreams into reality.
From Teacher to Fiverr
Getting his Fiverr business up and running wasn’t an overnight success, it required effort and even learning new skills, but today Charles is using his skills and his passion to support himself. Read his story and see how Charles took an idea and turned it into a business.
Learn From a Dream-Chaser
Chet Kanojia is not afraid of big ideas, in fact, he’s made quite a name for himself in boldly going where no entrepreneur has gone before. If you’re intimidated by the idea of taking an idea and putting it to work, then you don’t want to miss out on this interview that he gave to Inc. about the importance of seizing a moment and always pushing forward.
It’s easy for us to say “go for it” when it comes to turning ideas into a business, but where do you start? Don’t worry- we’ve got you covered on that, too. Take a look at our latest post on the best practices of starting your own business.
Talk to Giants
Last but not least, every entrepreneur should be willing and able to ask for help from those who have already found success. It might seem impossible to find a successful businessperson to mentor you, but they might be more eager to help than you’d imagine. Check out this Forbes article on why finding a mentor is key and how you can do it.
How did you go from idea to business? Tell us in the comments!