Needless to say 2020, has been a year to remember. From the widespread economic struggles around the world, to a global pandemic and an uncertain future, there is no shortage in our desire for normalcy. As many businesses shut down, there are equally as many starting up as online ventures. One thing is certain, the desire to succeed is innate in all of us and despite the many obstacles we face, the human spirit will always prevail.
One clear example of a driven entrepreneur can be found in New Jersey resident, James Peterson of Somerset County. James has experienced successes as well as bumps in the road during his business journey. James was kind enough to share some tips on what worked for him and how he would encourage others to create their own success. In this article, you will be given 3 tips to success after overcoming a major obstacle in your life.
Tip #1: Leverage the power of Google
Google is one of the most powerful companies in the world. It is the number one search engine on the internet where people look up information on anything and everything. If you are in business, you definitely want your company website to appear in the top searches for the service you offer and the problem you solve. James has seen success in experiencing targeted prospects and qualified traffic visiting their website. All of this is possible by having the proper understanding of the rules of search engines and how to optimize within the Google ecosystem.
Tweetable: Get your business on google ASAP…it’s the difference between hustling and having a steady flow of traffic!!
Tip #2: Leverage the power of Team
At an early age, James moved up the corporate ladder at the company he was with and within a few years, he had the opportunity to experience the power of being on a team. James recalls having valued the variety of feedback from different perspectives and encourages others to recognize the gold in the opinions of others as well. Later in life, James took on a different role and found himself executing on many tasks by himself. One of his goals is to build a new team of his own where he can mentor, train, and delegate so that operations flow smoothly and rely less on one person. The power of a team is necessary for growth but more so peace of mind.
Tweetable: Be open to hearing ideas from team members and be willing to accept counter arguments. Constructive criticism works, as long as you’re open to it.
Tip #3: Leverage the power of YOU
We should never underestimate the possibilities of what the future holds. the life of an entrepreneur is clear evidence of that. James encourages people to never give up despite how difficult things may seem. In times of uncertainty, create your own structure. in times of volatility, find your peace through the clarity in your team. In today’s world of high technology and high-touch relationships, more and more people are connecting online. Through the leverage of the internet and the various accessibilities through online education and various online groups, the sky’s the limit to what we can do. As long as you never give up and always give yourself a fighting chance, James believes you will succeed. Think more strategically, be more patient with yourself, and always make progress.
Tweetable: There is no substitute for hardwork, faith, and an unwavering belief in yourself.
It is always nice to hear from real people in real situations giving real advice and encouraging readers in a real and powerful way.
James is living proof that anything is possible and despite all the negativity floating around in 2020, the spirit of resilience is alive and well in America.