What should be my career ? What should I do ?

By | January 28, 2019

What should be my career ? What should I do ?

What is successful career ?

Is it getting good job ?

Is it getting employed in Central Government / State Govt ?

Is it getting employed in a PSB / PSU ?

Is it getting employed in a MNC ?

Is it getting employed in abroad ?

Is it getting employed in your home town or place where you want to be ?

                                      Or

altogether different idea having your own enterprise ?

What do you want to be ? an employer or employee ?

Before finalising your career, Seriously ask yourself “What do you want to be ? an employer or employee ?”.

your sincerity in answering the question will decide your future life. ……

Before answering the question please recollect,

Now, think seriously about the above question. Why you should think about becoming an employer or entrepreneur ? Why ?

Before answering this question, you need to answer some more questions. Then only you will be able to answer properly / accurately.

These are:

         1. Is it your passion ?

         2. Is the idea excites you ?

         3. Is it a different idea ?

         4. Is there any Challenge ?

         5. Is it worth considering ?

1. Is it your passion ?

What are your dreams? What you love doing more? Are you happy in working on a job (which you may not like) or else working on a project which you love most. There are good number of success stories which might have inspired you in considering this. However, you should honestly judge whether your answer suits to you or not ?

2. Is the idea excites you ?

Is the idea really excites you ? This is very important as enthusiasm is the most important factor in converting an idea into a success story. If the idea is not exciting to you there is no difference between doing a job or starting a new enterprise on your own. When you yourself lack enthusiasm how can you expect reciprocation from your own people. Thus, it would be very difficult to make the project a successful when there is lack of enthusiasm. Also don’t forget that without great enthusiasm great works can’t be achieved.

3. Is it a different idea ?

Are there any new ideas at all. There is dearth of new ideas, many feel. Is it so? Then, the answer is a strong NO. It is not so. However, while finalising the idea it should be different from the existing business. The new idea need not be altogether new product. It may be a new business model or business delivery model or anything which adds value to the customers.

4. Is there any Challenge ?

The major challenge is fear of failure. However, one should very cautiously evaluate the idea. Every new idea need not be a profitable one. Therefore, evaluating the idea is a crucial area and whether you can meet the challenge .

5. Is it worth considering ?

Whenever a new enterprise is to be started, lot of time is to be invested by the promoters. Therefore, you have to judge is it worth investing so much time in the new enterprise ? You have to take into consideration pros and cons of establishing a new enterprise. Also, consider your experiences as well as the success stories of your peers. Thus, you have to take a conscious decision of going for a job or establishing an enterprise.

6. Is the opinion genuine ?

When you reveal your plan to your friends and relatives, judge their opinion honestly. Take ques from the feedback, discuss with them and finalize the idea.

If the answers to the above questions leads to positive response, then, move to next thought…..

What is the next thought ?

What are the advantages of owning an enterprise ?

By owning an enterprise you,

      can give a shape to your own idea…

      are the BOSS…

      can select from where to operate …

      can earn more…

      can have flexible working hours…

      can be a brand…

      you can give shape to your own idea…

You may have several ideas which you feel, these will be a successful business model. However, you may not get the opportunity to implement the same and prove the world. Therefore, with your own business you can shape your own idea and prove the world that it is a successful business idea.

You are the BOSS …

You are the captain of your team. You can decide what to do ? Who will do what ? How to do it ? With your own enterprise you will design and implement the policies, procedures for the enterprise i.e. corporate culture of the enterprise in a way in which you would like to have in a corporate. The Corporate Culture that you plan and create in your enterprise plays a crucial role in the long run for the enterprise.

You can select from where to operate …

If you are owning an enterprise, you have a choice of operating from the place of your choice. The Place may be near the market or near your own town or near your home etc. however, the option of selecting the place entirely depends on you Only.

You can earn more…

When you are starting your own enterprise, naturally you will be reaping the profits. Eventhough, running an enterprise on profitable lines depends on many factors, you have the possibility of earning good profits. Need less to add when you start an enterprise you will be holding the maximum share of equity and the share of profit will also be higher for you. Some feel that if they go with a job the earning may be limited and it is true to some extent. If you are one such kind of person then establishing an enterprise on your own suits to you most. However, one should not forget that the other side also cannot be ruled out. There may be guaranteed salary every month when you go with a but, again, will there be job guarantee always ? Think twice… and take a decision.

You can have flexible working hours…

Generally, the notion on having an own enterprise results into flexible working hours. This may be true… partially. The reality is that, in the initial days of a new start up you may need to spend more time and work hard. But, flexible working hours is possible once the enterprise is well stabilised and duties are delegated effectively.

You can be a brand …

When you establish an enterprise successfully, this success will create a brand for yourself. Further, you can pass on this legacy to your family as well. However, while creating the brand you have the choice of involving yourself in every aspect of creating the brand i.e. running the enterprise on profitable lines. These may be right from estimating and projecting the business, designing, manufacturing, marketing, customer service, post sales service etc… In every aspect of this you have the opportunity to involve yourself in establishing the enterprise. This involvement gives you great satisfaction as the idea is yourself. Further, when you are able to establish the brand, the legacy can be passed on to your family….

Please note, that these questions shouldn’t give you a thought that there are disadvantages in doing a job either in the government or in private and there are advantages in establishing an enterprise. Owning an enterprise (Self-employment) and working for an organisation as an employee both have their own advantages and disadvantages. You should select either of these based on various parameters, situations and circumstances under which you live. Once you have decided to go for self employment and want to establish an enterprise then you should go ahead …

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