Learning how to trade stocks effectively is a hard task. For Simon Lerner, it took about 18 months to get to a consistent point where his winnings were larger than his losings. Now, he has made multiple seven figures by trading on the stock market. However, before all his success, he was on the path to becoming an engineer. While attending college, he found his engineering classes to be less than interesting. So, he switched his major to Business.
In the side, he was listening to business podcasts, learning how to trade in the stock market, and experimenting with various side hustles. He soon realized that he was learning more on his own and from the podcasts that he was listening to, than from his college classes.
After having a conversation with his economics professor, he decided to drop out of college. The conversation was about stocks. Simon had asked his professor for investing advice only to find that his professor doesn’t invest in stocks because his wife thinks it is a form of gambling. Simon realized that he was learning from someone without experience in the stock market, who has never started a business before, and who only makes $50,000 a year.
So, he dropped out of college, but he still decided to pursue an education—the unconventional way. He spent his money on tutors, books, events, seminars, and anything else that he found to be helpful. As he learned more and more, he applied what he learned to the stock market. Unfortunately, he lost around $15,000 in the stock market. But, as any entrepreneur knows, failure is a necessary step to success. After about 18 months of work, Simon had gotten to the point where his investing and trading began to be profitable.
He soon made over 7 figures in the stock market and decided to start a business—NetCon—to teach others how to do the same. NetCon brings in world-class speakers to share their business expertise at in-person events. NetCon also runs an online trading community where they provide educational resources for those aspiring to learn how to trade the stock market.
Unlike other trading communities, Simon realized the many problems in just having people copy the trades of another. So, instead, NetCon follows the old adage: “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” In other words, NetCon teaches its trading community how to trade, not what to trade. As a result, users gain valuable skills that can help them become financially independent.
Over the next few years, Simon hopes to continue educating others on the topics of stocks, real estate, and everything surrounding financial literacy. The end goal being to “help people reduce their learning curve.” One of the more important points we can learn from Simon Lerner’s journey is that it is important to only take advice from people who already have, or have already achieved what you desire to accomplish.
Simon explains: “If you went to the gym, would you take advice from a person who is 300lb overweight on how to get a six-pack? No. In theory, the person may know what needs to be done to obtain a six-pack, but he has never had one. He is not a practitioner and therefore I would not take advice from him. The same applies to other areas of life—business, relationships, etc.”
MY1OF1 SAYS CUSTOM FASHION IS NOW MAINSTREAM
Fashion, fashion, fashion! It’s been around and it has been evolving. Ahmon Metdals and his business partners Naomi Bagga and Mike WIlson have always had a passion for fashion but they have also had a passion to stand out and make a change within the community. The fashion industry is always growing and expressing personality through fashion has always been a part of life. Metdals and his team have breathed life into a startup that is rapidly growing!
Have you heard of My1of1.com? If not then where have you been! Their site is user friendly and very thought out. They are a custom apparel brand that allows people to design and order their own apparel products. It’s a place where everyone can bring out their inner creativity and design something unique to their own interest and style. Basically stating that every time someone comes to their website to design they’re creating their own unique piece of apparel so it is their personal 1 of 1. You know the saying “You can never copy an original ” well that goes true for Ahmon, his team, their customers and their customers’ creative ideas in fashion.
A business that is so unique and so limitless is sure to thrive. My1of1 is very unique because they have always made a social impact a priority since they have started. Ahmon states “ My1of1 has a student program where we teach the importance of creativity and entrepreneurship. Then students get to customize and receive apparel products in the program. Also every student walks away with their own ecommerce page we set them up with. We have partnered with Foot Locker to bring these workshops to Foot Locker stores in LA, Chicago, Detroit, San Fran and Dallas”. This has reached 15k students in the last year alone. This community activity encourages entrepreneurs and provides a sense a platform for students to learn about business, fashion and marketing.
My1of1’s vision is to not only limit customers to customizing only what goes on the garments. They see a near future in having options for customers to customize patterns, shapes and overall styles of garments. They want them to be able to allow them to customize the shape and color pattern of their individual pieces. Let your imagination run wild and free with my1of1! If you’re eager to learn more or just curious and want to browse around their site go check them out! Their business is doing so well that you can expect to see My1of1 stores in 2023, where the experience is fully interactive and will be an experience you never seen before.
Epilepsy Awareness Raised by Influencer Cruella Morgan
Among other things, influencers create engaging and captivating content to promote brands, events, and lifestyles. Over time, social media influencers have become some of the most creative content creators in the world, and their followings have grown across multiple platforms. They also lead the charge on promoting mental health awareness and social conditions that the public needs to be aware of. A majority, if not all, of the content influencers post on social media does not depict their actual lives. Influencer, model, and mental health advocate Cruella Morgan knows this truth all too well and has decided to remain as genuine as possible in order to connect with her fans on a different level.
Being true to herself presented Cruella with a lot of challenges in getting respect within the industry. Despite the fact that she uses body tattoos as a form of artistic expression, people find her persona challenging to accept online. In spite of this, she knows that she won’t be able to please everyone. In order to preserve her mental health and passion for what she truly loves, she simply chose to connect with those who appreciate authenticity in an industry that thrives on pretense rather than authenticity. One of Cruella’s main missions is to raise awareness about epilepsy as a condition and to promote social awareness through her platform.
Affluent and determined to succeed, Cruella chooses to make use of her platform and popularity to help others. “No one ever really took me seriously, so I used that as motivation to show people I can do it on my own,” the young influencer shared.
Cruella has made mental health her personal advocacy, knowing that a lot of young people out there struggle with it day in and out. She hopes that by sharing her story, she can convey to others the message that they are not alone in their struggles, and that someone like her cares deeply about them. It is due to the unhealthy tone and tone associated with mental health that some influencers are reluctant to discuss it. Cruella’s approach, however, is quite different. A valuable service is empowering people to become better versions of themselves by helping them process their circumstances.
After witnessing many people suffer from the effects of isolation, loss, and fear during the pandemic season, she began advocating for mental health. Her advocacy for self-love and creating a strong support system has only increased over the years.
A healthier, more enjoyable lifestyle is what she promotes in addition to a brand. She has continued to enjoy the support of her loyal fans due to the fact that her fan base is loyal and growing.
Cruella has always wanted to be visible on social media since she was a child. It has become clear to her over time that this powerful tool is capable of much more than just taking beautiful pictures. Her message of hope, love, and kindness could reach the whole world.
Quite recently, Cruella was able to create a safe space for people in the digital world where they can just be themselves without fear of being rejected or judged. And if there is also one place where she finds peace, she confidently answered, “My discord server. Everyone that joins finds their place in this world. They feel less alone. They find friends,” she revealed.
Serial Entrepreneur, Salim Khan shares business strategies with Master Class Series
When Salim Khan opened his first restaurant, he had a positive attitude and a willingness to work hard – and the place failed. He later learned that owning a successful dining establishment takes so much more than good thoughts. Today he owns one of the Atlanta area’s top restaurants, The Spice House.
Now, Salim Khan will share some of his strategies and lessons learned in an online master class, “How to Start a Sold-Out, Niche-Based Restaurant in Any City of Market and Dominate the Competition.” The program offers a series of six self-paced modules that can provide those with restaurant dreams practical information about what it realistically takes to create a restaurant in today’s world and keep it open.
It’s not news that restaurant ownership isn’t easy, but this course breaks down the steps in planning ahead, researching your market and understanding your costs, long before your first meal comes out of the kitchen.
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