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. 

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

More capital and liquidity for the banks

Food for millions in Yemen at risk of rotting in key Red Sea port, warns UN

Easier Schengen Visas for non-EU holiday makers: A crucial issue for south Eurozone countries

Brexit: PM May must hush Boris Johnson to unlock the negotiations

5 key concepts for blockchain newbies

EU presses India for a free trade agreement

Human traffickers in Libya are posing as UN staff, says Refugee Agency

EU and Indian flags at EU-India Summit in New Delhi last October (copyright EU 2018, Source: EC - Audiovisual Service)

India and the EU get close to revive talks on proposed Free Trade Agreement

Are we at the edge of anti-vaccination health crisis?

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency

Is staying in the new going out? How the COVID-19 pandemic is fuelling the stay-at-home economy

Parliament wants to grant EU consumers a “right to repair”

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured

Our healthcare systems are ailing. Here’s how to make them better

What makes a good healthcare professional?

Reimagining the future for skills: What we learned from young people

CO2 emissions around the world

Malta: investigation risks being compromised while Prime Minister is in office

This German supermarket’s shelves are filled with food other stores won’t sell

Macron crowned king of Europe in Washington D.C.; just a working meeting with Trump for Merkel

The Japanese have a word to help them be less wasteful – ‘mottainai’

Angola’s President João Lourenço calls for stronger EU-Africa cooperation

Lessons from the Global Entrepreneurship Index

Climate change: cutting the good by the root?

Union of Equality: The Commission presents its first-ever strategy on LGBTIQ equality in the EU

16 foods that are good for you – and the planet

Challenges behind a technological way at health

Act now to end violence, Zeid urges Nicaraguan authorities

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

Living to 100: why we should plan for more sushi, chocolate and work

YOUTH RIGHTS AT RISK FROM RISE OF EXTREME-RIGHT AND POPULISTS IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Amazon wildfires are tomorrow’s breathtaker

Falling inflation urges ECB to introduce growth measures today

Here are 4 of the most politically charged World Cup games ever played

‘We can’t stop COVID-19 without protecting health workers’: WHO chief

Lithuania vs Parliament over 2014 EU budget

5 creative alternatives to plastic packaging

EU regional differences betray an unjust arrangement

Baby foods high in sugar, inappropriately marketed in Europe, reveal two UN studies

DR Congo elections: ‘historic opportunity’ for ‘peaceful transfer of power’ says Security Council

Towards the new era of medicine

A European Discovers China: 3 First Impressions

Chart of the day: This is what violence does to a nation’s GDP

Why patients need access to global data: a patient’s view

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF

How to keep a healthy mind in times of social isolation

European Elections: “Web giants” are urging users to vote

COVID-19 not yet a pandemic, says UN health agency chief

This Central Asian lake is a stark reminder of the impact we have on the planet

Technology and public healthcare: the basis to fight COVID-19

As Yemen relief operations face funding gap, timing of surge in violence ‘couldn’t be worse’

Polish PM chooses to focus on economy, amid questions on rule of law in Poland

New UN data tool shows ‘mismatch’ between government aid and places modern slavery exists

REACT-EU: EU support to mitigate immediate effects of the COVID-19 crisis

Coronavirus Global Response: European Union organises a humanitarian air bridge to Côte d’Ivoire

Rich economies not a promise of education equality, new report finds

Reconciliation helps ‘repair fractures’, enable lasting peace, Security Council hears

As children in Ebola-affected areas of DR Congo head back to school, UNICEF ramps up support

The West – the EU and the US – is writing off Turkey’s Erdogan

More Stings?

Advertising

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