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Shubham Hire

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I'm a college student right now and decided to start my own business because it's my dream. Till date I haven't earned a single buck, but I have this mindset that no matter what happens I'll do business and gain financial independence. My biggest problem is that I don't have any business idea to work on, also I feel that going out and talking to people about their problems may help in finding the right business opportunity, but again my another problem is that I'm an introvert, talking to people about business is hard for me I feel shy and nervous about it. Do I can still find the right business idea, if yes, then how so?
 
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Devilery

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If you don't have a business idea (which is simply figuring out a problem to solve cheaper, faster, or better than others), start freelancing and work with other businesses.

That way you can get started with no capital, get to work with already established businesses, and learn a ton of useful business skills and knowledge that you can later apply to your own business. And you will be making money while learning!

Being a freelancer is pretty much running a business, you still have to create attractive offers, set the right pricing, get clients, close them, deliver a service, communicate, etc. It's a great way to start your entrepreneurial path.
 

Shubham Hire

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Thanks a lot for your advice devilery, it feels so good to have people like you who provides good insights into things a newbie don't understand.
 

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I'm a college student right now and decided to start my own business because it's my dream. Till date I haven't earned a single buck, but I have this mindset that no matter what happens I'll do business and gain financial independence. My biggest problem is that I don't have any business idea to work on, also I feel that going out and talking to people about their problems may help in finding the right business opportunity, but again my another problem is that I'm an introvert, talking to people about business is hard for me I feel shy and nervous about it. Do I can still find the right business idea, if yes, then how so?
Well done for posting.

May I suggest you start by thanking and helping people. Would you be too shy to thank someone if they helped you, or too shy to help an old lady who dropped her groceries?

Help people and you’ll get out of your own way.

Maybe check out the first handful of links in my signature.


Oh, and I agree with @Devilery ... start by freelancing and selling your time/services.
 
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I'm a college student right now and decided to start my own business because it's my dream. Till date I haven't earned a single buck, but I have this mindset that no matter what happens I'll do business and gain financial independence. My biggest problem is that I don't have any business idea to work on, also I feel that going out and talking to people about their problems may help in finding the right business opportunity, but again my another problem is that I'm an introvert, talking to people about business is hard for me I feel shy and nervous about it. Do I can still find the right business idea, if yes, then how so?
Hello Shubham Hire,
Just to mention a point on how to improve your mindset, try some basic etiquette just like @Andyblack suggested this will build your confidence. try to change your appearance to be presentable "how you dress up" you are suggesting how people should treat you. With no time you will stumble on problem that you can solve and monetarize.
 
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Shubham Hire

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Mar 4, 2022
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Well done for posting.

May I suggest you start by thanking and helping people. Would you be too shy to thank someone if they helped you, or too shy to help an old lady who dropped her groceries?

Help people and you’ll get out of your own way.

Maybe check out the first handful of links in my signature.


Oh, and I agree with @Devilery ... start by freelancing and selling your time/services.
Thanks a lot Mr. Andy you just gave a new perspective to me, I'll definitely keep this in mind and will try to interact with people and with time and some patience maybe I'll finally be able to find some good business ideas along with never being shy to talk to people.
Once again thanks a lot ❤
 

Shubham Hire

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Hello Shubham Hire,
Just to mention a point on how to improve your mindset, try some basic etiquette just like @Andyblack suggested this will build your confidence. try to change your appearance to be presentable "how you dress up" you are suggesting how people should treat you. With no time you will stumble on problem that you can solve and monetarize.
Thanks for your advice farouqali ❤
 

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Hello Shubham Hire,
Just to mention a point on how to improve your mindset, try some basic etiquette just like @Andyblack suggested this will build your confidence. try to change your appearance to be presentable "how you dress up" you are suggesting how people should treat you. With no time you will stumble on problem that you can solve and monetarize.
Not just how others treat you, but dressing up will make you feel better about yourself and might improve how you treat and behave yourself.

As with other advice, it's important to understand that changing this will not instantly make you become fastlane ready™️ but a strong mindset is built on an accumulation of strong and effective habits
 
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