How to Turn an Idea into $100,000
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Do you ever wonder why some people seem to get all the lucky
breaks in business while others struggle to barely get by? They
seem to be in the right place at the right time.
Fact is, maybe they're not at the right place at the right time;
maybe they just know how to make things happen.
As a business advisor I often see people begin and end a
business before they have given it a chance to grow. For some
reason, they seem to think that all they have to do is have a
product or service to sell and the rest magically takes care of
Nothing could be further from the truth. For any business to
succeed there are steps that must be taken.
Success in business is actually quite simple. Not always easy,
but it is simple.
As the top rated home-based business in the state of Utah for
2004 I speak from experience. My success is a direct result of the
actions I have taken on a daily basis.
My success is also a result of having some great mentors over
the years. Mentors who were willing to share time and knowledge in
order that I could grow my business.
My choice with the information that was shared was to either use
it or not. Fortunately, in many cases I listened and applied what
On the other hand, I often had people who served as a warning of
what not to do in business. People who struggled day in and day out
and yet, were more than willing to tell others how to succeed in
To me they are as much of a benefit to the growth of my business
as those who serve as a model. I was able to look at them and see
what I didnt want. I could also see that in many cases they wanted
instant success without the effort.
One of the greatest lessons I have learned from my mentors is to
explore ideas I get. Not just explore, but have a plan of action
and a systematic approach to implementing the idea. And to trust my
instinct. And be willing to take risks. It has been said, With risk
Granted, not all my ideas have been wildly successful. As a
matter of fact, some downright failed. And yet, out of every
failure was the seed to another idea that held the possibility of
Regardless of the type of business you are in, you can achieve a
high level of success. Its a matter of your level of commitment and
having a vision of what you want to achieve.
Such was the case with an idea I came up with a little over a
year ago. Although I had some of those warning folks tell me it
could never work, I chose to listen to those who have been
successful in idea implementation and explore where the idea could
take me. Thank goodness I followed my instinct and implemented the
idea. That one idea has made me over $100,000.
The really amazing thing is that out of that one idea have come
others. An offshoot idea is a FR*EE report in which I outline
step-by-step what the idea was and how it generated the
If you would like to get your own copy of my report entitled,
Learn How One Salt Lake City Based Business Consultant Made Over
100k from One Idea go to www.kathleengage.com to receive it. If learning
how a home based business owner did this is not important then
dont. Either way, the choice is yours.
And isnt that what life is about, choice?
About the AuthorCopyright ) 2004 by Kathleen Gage
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Article Published/Sorted/Amended on Scopulus 2006-06-08 23:41:20 in Business Articles