No one will deny this fact that entrepreneurs serve as an inspiration for all of us. These smart and intelligent people are not only innovative but also thoughtful about everything going on around them. This is because they have done a lot of hard work to reach the position in which they are in right now. It’s almost like they have built something out of scratch – right from their unique products and services to their finances, collaborations, profits and much more. This is the reason why the entrepreneurs are considered to be one of the most respected and influential people in the world. The most interesting thing here is that these people have the power to bring a change not only in their business but also the world.
Now let us have a look at some of the ways in which entrepreneurs can change the world:
Economic Growth: We all must have heard of the Great Depression of 1930s which had an impact on almost every country. So, it can be definitely imagined how the economic ruckus of one country can wreak havoc in other countries too. Entrepreneurs are considered to be among those people who have a deep impact on the economic growth of a country. Well, why not! If their business grows then our economy will also grow, right? This is because the amount of wealth which they incur serves the country too in the form of taxes, employment, infrastructural activities and much more.
Products and services: The products and services created by the entrepreneur are used for the greater good of the world because they help to improve the lives of the users. This particular item can be of any type – a desired one or a necessary one. But the main fact here is that people do get benefitted from these products and services! I would give a very small but simple example here – What do you think the world would be right now without the technological gadgets like mobile phones or laptops? And what about your life without the fridge or the washing machine? If we give a deep thought into it then we will definitely understand the change brought in by innovative people in the world.
Creation of jobs: This is the most important point in this entire discussion. The most significant change that an entrepreneur can bring in this world is the generation of employment. Entrepreneurs are always in need of man power when it comes to finding someone who is skilled as well as fully equipped about the necessities of a particular business or a company. Just as the business of an entrepreneur grows, it also creates the opportunity for more employment in that particular area.
Local community ventures and charities: This is something that most of the entrepreneurs will never boast about. It is a known fact that many of the influential entrepreneurs in the world have come from a very humble background. They have started everything from scratch and achieved success through their hard work and dedication. As it is said, almost everything is not inherited in this world. As most of them have already faced many difficult situations in the early stages of their life, they are very much keen to help the poor and the needy people around the world. They run charitable trusts, free health checkup campaigns, educational programs and much more. In this way, these entrepreneurs are trying to change the world in their own ways.
Innovation and technology: Entrepreneurs play a very important role in making people aware of the latest technological advancements which will ultimately bring a change around the world in the long run. I will take a small example here of LED televisions which are now a craze all over the world. However, a few years back people neither knew the names of this amazing product nor they had any idea about it. This has become possible because of the initiative taken by some intelligent entrepreneurs after knowing the value and importance of this particular product. Not only LED televisions but the newest smartphones, laptops, cars, etc. have become known to us because of the initiative taken by some of these intelligent people.
So, these are some of the ways in which entrepreneurs try to bring a change in the world. These people are simply amazing as they try to bring prosperity not only into their own lives but also to other people around them. As it is said, being an entrepreneur is not easy as it comes with a lot of responsibilities as well as challenges. But the most beautiful thing here is that these people never get laid back because of such hassles and instead strive to work harder and harder to achieve success and bring a change in this world.
This article is part of September, 2019 Magazine. Click on link to view the magazine.