Small Enterprise

Reap post-election fruits by being in state of readiness

Women during an investor conference. You must have opportunistic mindset to see light where others see darkness. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG
Women during an investor conference. You must have opportunistic mindset to see light where others see darkness. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NMG 

The last few weeks have been hectic for both business owners and politicians. As campaigns pitched higher and higher, most business activities dimmed. Whether it was collecting payment or soliciting for an order, the answer has been almost certain, “after the polls.”

Regardless of your political affiliation, there has been a lot of troubling news that put us in a panic mood.

Therefore Tuesday marks the end of tension and the beginning or new life and new opportunities. Regardless of the outcome of the polls, expect new opportunities to unveil. This is because change is certain and every change brings in new opportunities.

There will be winners and losers. You may feel you did not get the leaders you wanted. Some people will certainly spread their fear of an uncertain future depending on their views of the leaders elected.

This should not dampen your optimism and readiness to take whatever opportunity that may arise. Remember the future of the nation and your future, though related are not the same.

You have the capacity to navigate whatever situation that unveils without complaining that things should have been this way or that to favour you.

In the unlikely event that the change stirs your business area and cause turbulence remember that still is not an excuse for failure.

If you analyse most successful enterprises you find out that most of them were founded during the turbulent and uncertain times. This is because opportunities are in every situation.

As the winners settle down to implement the pledges they made, there will be many activities and opportunities.

As an entrepreneurs you stand to gain by aligning yourself to the winner’s policies, even if it means changing your strategies to seize opportunities. You must have opportunistic mindset to see light where others see darkness.

Most opportunities in life do are not so obvious to everyone. To the majority they may be clothed as problems and challenges to run away from. To the winners, however, they are needs to be met.

Therefore the key things to consider when looking for opportunities is to be in a state-of-readiness for any opportunities that may come your way.

Since all notable enterprises are founded on meeting people’s needs you must train yourself to see the challenges and problems that the both the winners and losers may encounter as opportunities to be seized.