Speaker, Alvin Bell, Jr.

Speaker, Alvin Bell, Jr. - Lorenzo Giovane Husain ENT-250...

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Lorenzo Giovane Husain ENT-250 12 October 2015 Alvin Bell, Jr. Alvin Bell seemed to have a ton of knowledge. He did not think to highly of himself, that maybe not be the case, but it sounded that way. He was very personal and had a lot to share. His preparation for his speech was very professional. What I learned from Alvin was the steps to starting my own venture, and most importantly is making decisions. Alvin explained how that our lives our essentially a business and that we are selling our labor. What this means to me is how hard we work or how hard we look for opportunities is what we are going to get out of our “business” that our lives are. We have to make these decisions on a day to day basis and we have to get the most we can out of it. This all ties in with starting our own venture as well. Alvin explained many, many steps into starting our own venture, the first step being self-
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Unformatted text preview: analysis! I learned that you need to know where you stand, physically, mentally, and economically when you look at yourself. The second step is that we have to ask ourselves, “What do I like doing?” What you like doing may be a great way to start a business, but not always. The next step is all about money and is the most important. I learned that living frugal is the best way because when we need the money to start our venture or need that emergency money we will have it. Lastly the two things that stuck with me about what Alvin said was think about your time and think about self-reflection. Time flies as they always say so we need to use our time wisely. This ties into self-reflection, because we do not have a lot of time to fix ourselves....
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