Success Lifestyle Magazine Issue 9 June 2021 - Page 25

Her Biggest Challenge With Being a Business Owner in Jamaica
The Live 2 Lead Youth Development Scholarship
Erica ’ s Tips for Those Struggling with Acting on Ideas
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Living a Life of Purpose
Marketing Summit which features global marketing leaders . The second is the Live 2 Lead summit which had its first staging in Jamaica in 2017 . This leadership summit featured big personalities such as Steve Harvey and John C . Maxwell .
Taking the leap of faith to pursue her business full-time has been both challenging and rewarding . Everything from her children ’ s well beings to the car and mortgage payments depends on her ability to find clients and secure deals . There is no backup plan . Nevertheless , Erica is enjoying every moment of it because she is impacting lives and learning a lot in the process .
Her Biggest Challenge With Being a Business Owner in Jamaica
Financial support . Banks do not readily support small businesses despite what is being said in the media . This is particularly true if you ’ re running a service-based business . They aren ’ t willing to take the risk .
That ’ s why Erica and her team created the Business Mentor Box . It ’ s a program designed for entrepreneurs who are just starting out . There are numerous details about what these entrepreneurs need to know to give their businesses the right foundation . Erica and her team guide new entrepreneurs through the steps needed to navigate the investment landscape so that they can secure the funding they need to succeed .
The Live 2 Lead Youth Development Scholarship
The Creative Brands and Concepts team embarked on a Youth Development scholarship initiative in 2020 . Their aim was to impact young leaders between the ages of 13 and 17 . The students were selected through a competition and will be trained in all aspects of leadership before leaving high school .
Erica ’ s Tips for Those Struggling with Acting on Ideas
1 . Write them down .
Practice the Always Have a Book ( AHAB ) Model . Sometimes , God gives us the greatest ideas on the go . Make sure you have a book and pen nearby to write your thoughts down . You have a lot going on everyday ; don ’ t think you can remember everything . Also , don ’ t ever take your thoughts for granted because they are God ’ s way of talking to you .
2 . Visualize and own them .
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Picture your ideas actually coming to life . You can achieve whatever your mind conceives , believes , and acts upon . The action bit is the key .
3 . Look at the steps to get there .
Chart a road map that ’ ll help you take the tiny steps to make your visualization a reality . Ask yourself -
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