Covid has forced a new reality on everyone. We were bebopping along when all of a sudden we were pit face to face with life's unpredictability. We lost our freedom and unfortunately, some people lost their jobs.
Society is changing...now more than ever we are starting to see the value of having something else to fall back on. It won't be everyone's choice, I myself happen to be a one-trick pony--I prefer to focus on one thing at a time, but if you have the personality that thrives on diversity you might want to consider if there's some other venture you could be doing to generate income.
We've seen the rise of shows like QVC, HSN, and Shark Tank which depict the lives of inventors and entrepreneurs...some of them becoming millionaires seemingly overnight. Each of us has something we're good at or knows something that would be of value to someone else. You could have the next best great idea or have undiscovered skills as an entrepreneur. Sometimes it just takes a shift in our thinking. Below are some videos with some ideas to get your wheels turning.
Sharktank Episode: A pharmacist invented a shoe. She made 20 Million in 4 years and still worked her day job. Some of us need a safety net right 🙂. She got the Shark Tank deal by the way.
Here's a couple with some ideas:
And here's a video that lists some ideas based on future trends. These might be better suited for those who are tech-savvy or interested in setting up online shops:
Have you ever considered starting something? If you could, what would it be?
To your journey,