Entrepreneurship’s key to success showcased by a serial young entrepreneur

Exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Mohammed Rahman, a serial young entrepreneur affiliated with the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE).

Mohammed Rahman JADEAs a 24-year-old European youth with a degree, one should be working within a major company, grasping the knowledge and experience to attain a “strong” career and “healthy” bank account prior to then maybe venture out and establish one’s own business.

But being a generation Y (Millennial) kid as many of one’s own peer around UK & Europe, entrepreneurship is now no longer a “start later occupation” but if you believe in your idea – “start now not later occupation!”

Make your passion a profession & you will never work a day” – Working a 9 to 5 being paid a salary is more secure, individuals can budget their spending monthly and annually. Albeit this, entrepreneurs are people who take risks. Not because they are mad (majority of them are!) but they have a dream and drive who will ensure the world knows about it too.

Mad as they seem, a profit of €300 euro for the first year for an entrepreneur seems more worthwhile than an MBA qualified Management Consultant who earns €300,000 a year! Not that management consultants don’t like the profession or feel bored or that €300 profit for a year is a viable business per-se, but as an entrepreneur seeing your “OWN!” idea being fruitful and the general population demanding it-  the drive to push your passion increases ever more!

“Entrepreneurs – The only workers who love Mondays!” – Entrepreneurs don’t put the main goal to be the next billionaire (even though that would be great!), they do wake-up on Mondays to push their passion even more. To put this into perspective – 5 reasons why one would become an entrepreneur:

5. Want an exponential career progress within a short period of time. This could be for; monetary purposes, travelling the world and enjoying life!

4. Had enough of a 9-to-5 job (or don’t want it!) or maybe not being able to find a job, entrepreneurship is done out of necessity and/or to fill the “gap in the market” within a sector due to professional and/or personal experiences.

3. “Women speak about 20,000 words a day while men only speak 7,000” – We entrepreneurs talk about 100,000 words! This is because we never take a No! for an answer. We believe the world will benefit from our product/service we are offering.

2. A #Hashtag world –  With technological developments, an entrepreneur in 21st century doesn’t need a HQ. With technology increasing, building a social media profile, easy to do websites and efficient SEO techniques – a global approach with an instance at cost effective rate.

1. Innovate, change and integrate societies globally. We are dreamers but we are also the ones who put our all to change the lives of all around us, make our earth a better place to live and society to advance.

As nice as it is to be an entrepreneur, being one is not easy (trust me I know). Costs never reduce and you’re all the functions. But with determination your idea will become the next best thing!

About the writer

Mohammed Rahman writes about himself: At the age of 16, I became an Investment Banker in London and by 22 I had already worked for another 4 Investment Firms from UK, USA & Bangladesh. Till date I have worked for further 8 different companies within Management Consulting, Investment Banking & Accounting Sector. I attained a First Class honours degree in Accounting & Management whilst also being the Managing Director of a British Junior Enterprise (WBC-UK 2014-2015). I am currently venturing with 5 different start-ups as: Co-founder of 3 and Chief Executive/Client Officer of 2 based in California & London. 

Advertising

the sting Milestone

Featured Stings

Can we feed everyone without unleashing disaster? Read on

These campaigners want to give a quarter of the UK back to nature

How to build a more resilient and inclusive global system

Stopping antimicrobial resistance would cost just USD 2 per person a year

Spain will soon overtake Japan in life expectancy rankings. Here’s why

How private equity can fund the fight against climate change

Climate Change : An Already Health Emergency

Five ways individuals can help save the oceans

UNICEF delivers medical supplies to Gaza in wake of deadly protests

UN chief calls for ‘far greater support’ for Cyclone Idai response

Electronic cigarettes: is it really a safe alternative to smoking?

End discrimination against women and children affected by leprosy

The European Union and the United States sign an agreement on imports of hormone-free beef

Aung San Suu Kyi appears at ICJ as UN rights expert urges greater protection for Myanmar activists

Three things Nigeria must do to end extreme poverty

Scientists in Sweden are studying the climate-cooling effects of spruce forests

Aid convoy for north-east Syria postponed over security concerns – UN relief chief

What the mighty mangrove tells us about our broken relationship with nature

Commission supports normalisation in Greece through activation of post-programme framework

Catalysing change for gender equality, co-authored by two United Nations Under-Secretary Generals

EU accused of being too nice with Gazprom in the infamous antitrust case

EU, Brazil to hold high level Summit in Brasilia

Who holds the key to the future of biotechnology? You do

Human Rights Council election: 5 things you need to know about it

Quality Internships: Towards a Toolkit for Employers

Remarks by H.E. Ambassador Zhang Ming At the Reception in Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China

The middle-class dream is moving beyond millennial reach

Checks, fines, crisis reserve: MEPs vote on EU farm policy reform

New seat projections for the next European Parliament

Plastic is a global problem. It’s also a global opportunity

Parliament criticises Council’s rejection of money laundering blacklist

This is how Middle Eastern retailers can keep up with e-commerce

MEPs want robust EU cyber defence and closer ties with NATO

The sad plight of fledging doctors

Evacuation of wounded Yemenis from rebel-held capital may bolster fresh peace talks

European Youth Forum @ European Business Summit 2015: Why interns should matter to business

JADE Generations Club 2015: Knowledge vs. competences – Do not wait for the change to happen, but make it happen

Politics needs to “Youth UP” in order the ensure the future of our democracies

Yemen: Committee brings warring parties to the table in Hudaydah, builds on ceasefire

Why the Fourth Industrial Revolution could spell more jobs – not fewer

UN chief welcomes announcement by Emir of Qatar to allocate $50 million to support Syrian refugees, displaced persons

With science ‘held back by a gender gap’, Guterres calls for more empowerment for women and girls

This is what the gender pay gap looks like in eight countries

Can Greece’s devastating economy deal with the migration crisis?

EU paves the way for a stronger, more ambitious partnership with Africa

It’s time to end our ‘separate but unequal’ approach to mental health

Violence in North and West Africa increasingly targeting civilian and border areas – OECD/SWAC

Rohingya emergency one year on: UN says thousands of lives saved, but challenges remain

Storms and snow in Lebanon worsen plight for Syrian refugees

The challenge of maintaining interest in Primary Health Care in medical students

Norway initiates WTO dispute complaint against US steel, aluminium duties

On the Global Day of Parents, UNICEF is urging support for parents to give children ‘the best start in life’

Ethiopia is Africa’s fastest-growing economy

Disillusioned young people – France thinks it has a solution

South Sudan: ‘Horrific acts’ by government may constitute ‘war crimes’ says UN, demanding justice

US – Russia bargain on Syria, Ukraine but EU kept out

A 3-step path to securing critical infrastructure

Last-chance Commission: Why Juncker promised investments of €300 billion?

UN rights office calls for action to end ‘repression and retaliation’ in crisis-torn Nicaragua

ECB: The bastion of effective and equitable Europeanism keeps up quantitative easing

May a parody constitute a copyright infringement? European Court of Justice to give the answer

South Sudan’s foreseen genocide: from “Never Again” to “Again and Again and Again”?

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum

Pedro Sánchez: We must protect Europe, so Europe can protect its citizens

More Stings?

Speak your Mind Here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s