How to Start a Career In Business

The world of business is one of the latest ‘trendy’ career choices and there are millions of young people each year who sit and plot a career path in business. It is understandable to see why, business has changed radically over the last 30 years and the industry is no longer occupied by bearded old men in large overcoats. These days there are businesses being headed up by young, hungry and ambitious men and women who are constantly seeking to change the shape of business.

There are many things that you need to do in order to forge out a successful career in business and here is how you should get started.

Entrepreneur

With the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Spiegel making multi-million dollar fortunes from the tech industry, entrepreneurship is something that many youngsters want a slice of. There were more businesses registered last year than any other year on record and this year looks set to be the same as thousands of men and women across the World look to turn their bright idea into a money spinner. If you want to forge a career in business and you think that you have a great idea to do so then don’t hold back. Many of the World’s most successful entrepreneurs started early and took their idea to the top, and you can too. The best advice would be to talk your idea and run with it as far as you can.

Education

Studying for an MBA is the best way to forge out a successful career in business and if you do well then you could follow in the footsteps of someone like Mark Stiffler who completed his MBA in Philadelphia and is now the CEO of his very own management consultant company. An MBA will give you the best tools possible and prepare you thoroughly for the world of business and if you study hard at school then you could get accepted for an MBA at one of the top universities in the country. A qualification from one of the Ivy League universities will give you a fantastic foundation to launch a great career in business.

Extra Curricular

Even if you plan to go down the education route, you need to be fully dedicated to all things business and be doing things away from the classroom to better understand the industry and gain as much experience as you can to take with you into your career. You could volunteer in a local business, take on an internship or start your own small business in order to further your business knowledge. It would also be a good idea if you keep up with what is happening in the business world, the ammunition and information which you can get from reading daily business news is highly valuable and an help you a great deal in the future.

You must be persistent if you want a career in the world of business, it is tough world and you will need to be thick skinned and ready to fight tooth and nail for success.