3 Ways of Choosing The Right Business Opportunity

Choosing the right kind of business opportunity for you could be a big step on the path to getting rich.

D.D. Dwase
4 min readJul 2, 2022


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So, how do you decide which business opportunity is right for you? You know, your life is just a string of decisions.

Choosing the right kind of business opportunity for you could be a big step on the path to getting rich.

If you make the wrong choice, you could lose a lot of money, but if you make the right choice, you could make a lot of money.

Here are a few simple rules that can help you decide what kind of business is right for you.

1. Follow Your Passions (But Not Your Hobbies)

Without passion, no one has ever done anything great in the world.

The best kind of business is always one where you make or sell something you love and know a lot about.

This is because most people who start a business are going to be in it for the long haul.

Without passion, you’ll lose interest very quickly, especially when things are hard, and the business is likely to fail.

You’ll get through the ups and downs if you love what you do and are passionate about it.

And the things that made you successful will taste even better if you’re really into them.

But you should be careful not to mix up your passion and your hobby. Even if you love making apple pies, that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to start an apple pie business.

In fact, it’s likely not a good idea. Most likely, you will get tired of making apple pies and realise that making 1,000 apple pies a day and sending them to stores is not the same as making an apple pie on a quiet Saturday afternoon at home.

2. Get Skilled or Be Killed

First, you need to have a lot of passion for what you’re doing. Skills come second, but they’re a very close second.

You will need skills and talents in order to be able to “do the job.”

Skills and talent alone won’t make you a business superstar, but when you combine them with passion and business sense, you give yourself more than a fighting chance of making it.

In addition to the technical skills you need to “do the job,” you should also be good at things like finance, sales, marketing, management, operations, etc.

These skills can’t be learned from a book. You can learn about and understand the ideas in a book, but you have to put them into practice and find out what works in the real world of business by making mistakes.

Even if you are the best poodle clipper, stockbroker, or used car salesman in the world, you don’t have the skills you need to build a successful business.

Eventually, if you want to be really successful in business, you have to stop being a “technician,” which means you just do the job, and start being a “business person,” which means you run the business.

3. Know Your Lifestyle Requirements

It’s not exciting to start a new business. Exciting, yes, but not beautiful, no. You’ll have more freedom in terms of work hours, location, etc., but even less than you think.

A new business can count on you to be there 24/7.

Contrary to what most people think, you will work more hours, have less time for yourself and your family, more stress, and fewer nights of sleep when you work for yourself.

If you’re not mentally ready for this fact, your dream business could turn into a nightmare very quickly.

So, make sure that the type of business you choose fits with the way you want to live.

If you like talking to people and being around them, a retail or sales-based business could be right for you.

If you’re not as outgoing and want to spend more time at home, you might do better with a home-based business like an Internet-based business.

If you’d rather not work regular hours, you could start a project-based business that doesn’t need you to be there from 9 to 5, but does need you to meet a deadline.

Starting a business or keeping it going can take a lot of time, effort, and money, so you don’t want to waste your time and money on the wrong things.

If you follow the very simple rules above, you can avoid the traps and join the small group of business owners who become millionaires by running their own companies.



D.D. Dwase

Jesus Is King | Author | Writing: Faith, Self-Mastery, Business, Investing, Financial Freedom, Web Hosting.