I've grown weary of the "doom and gloom" economic discussions that have been consuming the United States and the world for the past decade. People are acting like we're approaching the end of the world as we know it and that there is no hope for anyone go get a job, get out of debt, or get ahead in the workplace. I personally think that is completely shortsighted and inaccurate. There are opportunities all around us if we just put in the work, keep our eyes open, and take a risk or two.
There are a myriad of scientific and technological advances occurring each day and all around the world. Hundreds of industries are growing in leaps and bounds including technology, marketing, renewable energy, and healthcare just to name a few. Millions of jobs are being created for those with the skills or work ethic to fill them. Does that sound like a stagnant or recessive job market to you? As entrepreneur and hustler Gary Vaynerchuk says, "There is not a better time in the history of time to start a business." He goes on to elaborate that the time we live in right now offers more opportunity than ever before.
Let's be honest. There are plenty of jobs out there. Are they all the perfect jobs for you that pay six figures? Absolutely not. But guess what, in the real world sometimes you need to suck it up and get a less than ideal job instead of complaining. Put in extra time and effort at that or pick up a second job and work your way up in society. Sometimes you'll progress so much in that temporary job that you'll find yourself in a very favorable position, or in a position to create your own job role.
If you don't like what is out there for opportunities then move to a more promising location or start something yourself. Hard work, education (whether it's formal or self education), and dedication still reap rewards these days just as they always have and always will in our capitalistic society. Everyone faces obstacles and roadblocks but you can't give up because of them. Just like everything else, your economic status is all in the way you perceive it and what you make out of. History is full of many great entrepreneurs that thrived even during times of political upheaval, war, and economic depression.
Be a part of the solution! Start that business, take that second job, teach yourself a new skill, and invest in your financial future. Stop wasting time and get to work! I know you can do it and hope Bootstrap Business can help.
I hope you enjoyed this article about overcoming economic adversity and reaching personal, career, and financial success.
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