What business should you get into?

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I get hundreds of emails each month asking, "What business should I get into?"

Who is the most beautiful woman in the world?? -- Depends upon who's looking, doesn't it?

The same holds true in choosing a business. The choice depends upon what advantages you seek and what disadvantages you will accept.

It's all in the eye of the beholder.

There are very, very few opportunities that couldn't be the "best" for someone. It is all a matter of persistence.

Look around you. There are millionaires in every field of business endeavor. There are millionaire garbage collectors ... millionaire bankers ... millionaire shop keepers ... millionaire day-care operators ... millionaire internet marketers ... etc., etc., etc.

As Albert Einstein said, "Anyone can be a genius, if they pick just one specific subject and study it diligently just 15 minutes each day."

The same holds true in business. -- Just pick one specific business. Do it every day until you do it successfully.

Most people don't fail, they just fail to stick with any ONE thing until they have mastered it.

As Benjamin Disraeli said, "The secret to success is the constancy of purpose."

What would be "best" for me ... since I have a very high risk threshold ... wouldn't be the "best" for anyone seeking any kind of security; or privacy.

To succeed in business, you must leave your comfort zone and tread into untried waters ... willing to take the risks.
It will have to be a decision you make.

  • Profile picture of the author nikkol1
    Even if I wanted to disagree with you I couldn't!! So many people are afraid of taking chances and fear failing that they never try anything at all, but complain everyday about their "lot" in life. To add to your quote Albert Einstein said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
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  • Profile picture of the author PeepMyCollar
    Yeah this seems to be the question a lot of people get stucked on before going into business. I was in this exact same situation a couple years back. Eventually it'll fall into place....

    Or you can just pick one and run with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author createdevelop
    If we are doing pithy cliches..... "the road is littered with try-hards"...

    If only doing well had anything to do with jumping and hoping the net will appear.

    If you ever want to make money you need to learn from the best. Find out what the smartest people are doing and try to emulate them.
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  • Profile picture of the author sdentrepreneur
    I agree, I started out affiliate marketing 3 years ago, learned a lot about IM. In 2008, shifted my focus to offline marketing, best thing I could of done. It starts with learning and then finding something you love to do... we all got into IM to create a better lifestyle and freedom. Make sure you pick something that makes you happy.

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  • Profile picture of the author jfstraw
    Thank all of you.


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