Even though our community still fights the challenges presented by COVID-19 with the new variants, El Paso entrepreneurs are emerging to seize the opportunity and innovate. Business formation is up 5.1% in the area, and the trend continues. 2020’s layoffs and reduced wages have motivated many in need of income to go the business owner route rather than attempting to re-enter the workforce as an employee. The extra down time that came from shutdowns and quarantines also gave budding entrepreneurs the time needed to explore, research, and prepare for operating a company of their own.
Maybe you have toyed with the idea of owning your own company? Being a business owner takes full commitment, even if the upside is amazing, because as many business owners will attest, business ownership is a lifestyle, not simply a job. How do you know if this type of lifestyle would suit you for the longer term? Here are a few indicators that could mean you were meant to thrive in a business you own.
You had a business mind as a kid.
Scientists say that children play toward their natural abilities and interests. So think back to grade school. What were you doing back then to pass the time? Many entrepreneurs can remember the little businesses they started as kids, things like raking leaves, selling art work, and the like. They also report being curious at an early age about how older people around them were making money. They wanted to know about the jobs being done around them and what kind of skills were needed to do those jobs.
If you weren’t operating a business as a child, you might have shown leadership in another area. Perhaps you were a leader on your sports team. Maybe you volunteered to serve in your church or scout group. These activities can also point to someone who sees a need and is not afraid to find a way to step up and fill it.
Now more than ever, businesses need to operate at an exceptionally safe standard, and professional cleaning and disinfection services are in high demand. Jani-King of El Paso has opportunities available for people ready to answer the present needs.
You think outside the box.
Where do you get your ideas? Successful business owners look for new and different ways to solve problems. Great business owners have a process for leveraging the opportunities that marketplace challenges present to their business. The process includes drawing from many different sources of knowledge to arrive at a unique or more effective solution that sets their company apart from their competition. To stay innovative, they don’t just rely on their past job experience, which is helpful. They also use the knowledge they have about how other industries operate. And they use mentors available to them.
Jani-King’s knowledge across numerous different industries and the 45 plus years of collective experience has created a wealth of data and resources from which innovation continues to flourish. In this way, Jani-King franchise owners can stay ahead of the competition and distinguish their business as the leader in cleaning and disinfection services when, right now, expertise and creative execution truly takes priority for the El Paso business community.
You make the most of setbacks.
When something goes wrong, how do you deal with it? Even the best planning can’t completely eliminate the existence of problems in a company, a family, or the world. So when unforeseen challenges have come up in your life, how did you deal with them? If you tend to look for the lessons and knowledge that can be learned through failure and setbacks, then you have “business owner” written all over you. Business owners that succeed have resilience embedded inside them. They know how to learn as they go and continue to sharpen skills, innovate, and show up instead of folding under pressure. What stories do you have about how you overcame obstacles in your life? Maybe your Jani-King franchise is the beginning of an amazing story your family will appreciate for generations.
The good news is, when you own a Jani-King franchise, you’re able to make use of all the experience collected from the brand’s many years serving businesses all over North America and the world. You can avoid the setbacks that plague business owners starting out alone and the costs that come with them. You will still have challenges, every business does, but you’ll have a team behind you providing you with proven solutions and encouraging your growth as an entrepreneur.
If you see yourself in any of these qualities described above, then maybe it’s time to stop wondering and make a call to Jani-King of El Paso. We’re happy to provide you with the information you need to thoroughly explore Jani-King franchise ownership.