Friday Business Tip: Recognize Opportunity

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When you have a business (especially a successful one) people are always interested in collaborating. That can be awesome. It can also be a drain on your resources.

A skill that you will want to polish is your ability to recognize opportunity. When a situation presents itself, ask yourself, is there opportunity there? Is what I’m being asked to do in line with my goals and can it be beneficial to all parties involved? If the answer is “no”, move on.

The other way to improve the skill of being able to recognize opportunity, is to not wait for it to present itself to you. Spend time thinking about your goals and what opportunities would help your reach those goals. Then figure out ways to make it happen.

Always have a clear idea of what you’re working towards and then ask yourself how you can create opportunities.

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Nicole Giordano

Nicole is the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online resource and community supporting for independent designers around the world with building their businesses. A deep love for the craft of fashion paired with an adamant belief that success is defined by the individual, led her to found StartUp FASHION, where she helps independent designers and makers screw the traditional fashion business rules, create their own paths, and build businesses they truly love. More than anything else, she’s in the business of encouragement and works every day to remind makers and designers that they have something special to offer the world and that they can, in fact, do this thing!