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Greetings! 14-year old boy starting his journey :)

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by {JoHan}, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. {JoHan}

    {JoHan} Registered Member

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    Hello!

    First of all, I want to apologize for my bad english and making this thread way too long that it could be made. This is my first thread that doesn't include any advertisement

    So,
    I'm Johan from Finland. Turned 14 recently, but still been interested in business as long as I could remember. As long as I can remember, I have been thinking things with "business" in mind. What I mean by this is that I would think things like, how much a shop would cost to run, what's the retail value and how much shop owners are possibly profitting from any daily items, etc. And I have always been this guy who doesn't want to work for anybody, I want to be my own boss. Lately I have also been asking myself a question, "What do I want in future?", that's obvious for me. I want to be my own boss on the business career. I understand the the amount of work I will have to do to achieve my dreams. I know that the workdays aren't going to be 3hours long, they are going to be LOONG every single day, but this is fine for me. I fiqured that out a few months ago when I was finally starting my journey as a IM, when I would be in my room maybe 8 hours a day planning and advertising my products. Later that day I was thinking "that was really fun actually", that day I knew I would create my own company one day and I would be my own boss. And after all that work I did, I managed to get my first sale of 5$, my face was priceless, I honestly never been that happy about myself. Now, around 2-3 months ago from that, I have been managed to create my own discord server (where I sell most of my products at), and create a traffic source to keep stable customers coming to me. I have been able to gotten me a 3-fiqure amount of money in that time, with no previous experience. I'm happy about myself about what I have become. Still researching, learning new stuff and scaling up my shop.
    Maybe someday my dream will become true, but only with hardwork haha.

    Thank you for reading my first non-ad thread :)
    Will be updating my journey soon :)

    Thank you.
    -JoHan
     
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  2. sonic172

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    Good luck, I wish I was doing that well when I was 14. I was busy doing a paper route for £11 a week hahaha
     
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    Welcome buddy, i am new too here.
     
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    You should have washed cars, I did and earned a massive £5 per car. Good luck @{JoHan}
     
  5. RedemptionT

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    Welcome! And damn you come far for 14. Keep hustling!
     
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    When you start making some good money . People will start wanting to be your friend. Do not give them anything not even $1. They will bail you as soon as you are broke or need support. So look after your family , your health and your future. Work hard. But make sure you have fun along the way.
     
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    ATuringtest Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    One of the biggest assets a business man can have is the ability to communicate with others.
    Don't sacrifice your childhood in the pursuit of money.
    Go outside make friends and learn social skills enjoy the fresh air first.
    Then bring back that knowledge and use it to steer safely through the shark infested waters of business "Especially" this one.
    Good luck on your journey my young Finish friend :)
     
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    Welcome aboard pal!!..U have made a great n valuable start for ur age ...trust me when i was ur age all i could think of was gaming, gaming n gaming!! and nothing else. U really have gud business potential in u so keep working hard n dont lose focus brother!! But make sure to enjoy ur life alongside ur journey. All d very best to u!!!
     
  9. {JoHan}

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    Thank you all so much for even bothering to read my introduction, even giving me tips for future :)
    I'm truly honored that this much people even read my thread :)

    Thank you.
     
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    its nice to hear these young lads doing something with his life instead of fooling around... stick here in the forum and learn tons of knowledge... goodluck OP...
     
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    The biggest asset you have which other people don't have is time, make sure you utilize it the best, for the initial few years, focus on learning and not earning and try to master one skill instead of trying to be good at a lot.
     
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    Good luck! I wish I was as resourceful as you when I was young.
    Also, listen to what ATuringtest says. It is important to have social life as well.
    You don't want to be spending all your time in front of your monitor.

    God bless!
     
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    Welcome to BHW, JoHan! All I cared about at 14 was basketball and girls smh lol. I have a good feeling I'm messaging the next Jeff Bezos. Good luck and stay hungry to learn!
     
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    Thank you for all the responses!
    I'm truly honored that I'm getting this much advise from far more learned IM's.
    I will keep learning, maintaining social life & physical condition.
    I'm doing all the work on a phone, so marketing the items on the go while with friends is easy & fast.
    I'm thinking to post a thread "Journey to 5$/day and so on" soon.

    Thank you.
     
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    When I was on 14, always busy with cartoon network:p

    Good OP for your goals.
     
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    wow, 14. That's very nice. I was creating websites with Microsoft Office, lol. Word documents that are saved as .html. it was 2002.

    I wish you very successful business life.

    My promise: I'll create your first WordPress website or/and optimize it for speed for free, anytime. Just let me know.
     
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    Thank you very much!
    Will definitely contact you sometime when I need one :) !
     
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    Nice dude. You will get there!