This thought crosses most people’s minds when they encounter someone they look up to or in a position of success, “I wish I was more like them.” Usually, that thought sparks raging fires in people and pushes them to pursue their dreams. Some flames burn out faster than others.
One of the people that people aspire to be is Nick Pulos. Well, frankly speaking, you can’t become; however, you can become like him. Nick is a successful entrepreneur, an inspiration, and a businessman who has built an empire from the ground up.
Pulos spent 5 years as a banker before he realized that he could do more. Being a banker is a great job that would afford Nick a comfortable life. However, he left it all to pursue a new field as an entrepreneur.
His years in the banking industry taught him a few things about consumer technology. Just as the digital shift was beginning to take shape, he sharpened his focus on content marketing and hasn’t looked back since.
Granted, the empire he has built today didn’t come easy. Nick Pulos put time and effort into building his business and growing it to where it is. Therefore, to become like Nick Pulos, you need to:
- Be a lifetime learner
Never stop learning, as Nick puts it. Knowledge is your greatest wealth, and it will help you build your business and enrich your life. Pulos considers himself a learner who keeps discovering new things in his business. Having moved from banking to a new industry, Nick took time to study content marketing and has since grown into social media management and other digital offerings.
- Change starts with you.
Looking at where you are now and where you want to go, some things need to change. If you want to become the next Nickhil Pulos, you need to think and work like him. Your actions and work ethic should reflect back your ambitions.
- What do you want to be known for?
Nick has succeeded in his entrepreneurial ventures because he has a clear picture of what he wants for his business. You need to clearly map out what you want to be known for and how you intend to achieve that.
- Be a visionary
It goes without saying, Nick is a visionary who is always at the top of what’s happening in the industry. You’ve got to stay ahead, be the pacesetter, especially in a fast-changing scene like the digital space.
All in all, to become a successful authority in any industry, you need to work hard for it. Nick’s success didn’t come to him in a dream; he went out and worked to build his empire. Do it now!