~by Lizzie Weakley~
Every business man or woman works to serve the greater community. You want people to travel from many miles away to visit your business. You want to change lives and inspire others to follow in your footsteps. Eventually, you know that doing business is not all about making money and earning a living.
Learn how the power and success of your business can make a difference in your community in a very positive way.
Everyone knows how important it is to provide jobs in the community. Every city is known for the job growth and unemployment rates. Local people do not want to drive hundreds of miles to commute. When you start a local business, you provide jobs for the local community so they have more opportunities to succeed. Also, everyone feels proud to live in a place that is improving the economy and increasing tourism.
You and many other business people have at least one role model to look up to. This person could be the founder or CEO of a major company that started out as another unknown business with less than 50 employees.
Inspire young people who are uncertain about their future career paths. At the least, inspire them to enroll in a good business program where they learn the basics of business management and entrepreneurship.
In recent decades, the number of online colleges that provide advanced business programs has grown exponentially. Find hundreds of Master’s degree programs offered in different fields of business. Future government officials may want to consider getting an online masters of public administration.
The simple presence of your successful business makes people feel proud to live in that community. Fewer people want to leave, and more people want to move there. Pride is a quality that is underrated in countless towns and cities around the world. Build a business that gets people moving in the right direction for the current and future generations.
Working in business is known for being risky first and rewarding eventually. Soon, you realize that your money-making potential is not the most important goal to have in mind. You take on the additional roles of being a community leader and an inspiration for young people. Whether you are a new or veteran business owner, know the potential that your company has to change your community.
Lizzie is a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. She went to college at The Ohio State University where she studied communications. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and long walks in the park with her 3-year-old husky, Snowball.