Age is just a number when it comes to success. Gone are the days when you had to be old to be successful. The times have changed and so have people. Nowadays people aren’t ready to settle. They want something more. They want to be wealthy and wise, and not to say - popular!
The 21st century is the age of the millennials. And they have proved that one can definitely achieve success at a young age. One of the greatest contributors to the success of the millennials is social media. It has made networking easier. There has been a whole new career, born out of the growth of social media - Influencers.
Mohamed BDJ is a 22-year-old who achieved success at a young age. His story is worth telling. Mohamed wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth. His family wasn’t well off. As a kid, he had close brushes with poverty and struggle. That’s when he decided he would rise above it.
When he was 19 years old, he joined the MOV family, and gave his first motivational speech. Since then there has been no looking back. He has inspired thousands of people, and visited 20 countries. His success isn’t the end result, it is a process that continues. Here are a few things Mohamed has to share on how to be successful at a young age-
Mohamed says “You always have to grow. No matter what level you are, or income you have, always remain a student”. The mantra of “always learn” is what made Mohamed successful. When he started he was just a kid. But he looked up to his mentors, listened to their advice, and used it. Moreover, Mohamed stresses on nurturing your brain. Reading is one way to grow your brain, flex it! Learning never ends. At a young age, one does not have the experience, but one can gain knowledge. So it is the key to getting started on the road to success.
Learn a skill
When young people get the first taste of success they invest it on things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t know. But Mohamed believes in investing in your growth. Buy a book, learn a new skill, attend a workshop. In simple words - get educated. Learn a skill that will help you grow your business and brand. Do not stop until you Master that skill, then only you can make money out of it.
Build a network
A millionaire has an average of 6 incomes. How does that happen? You can’t have a 5 figure income with only one client. Mohamed advises young entrepreneurs to build a network of clients. The best way to reach them is to personally contact them. Do not be afraid to pitch in your work to new clients. Keep pushing your boundaries and build connections.
Stop throwing money away
The problem with money is when you have it you want to spend it. But Mohamed BDJ is one of the few people who knows the value of it. He says “Stop throwing your money on things that bring you no value, start putting your money where you can cultivate wealth, health and knowledge.”
Wisdom does not come without pain, Mohamed BDJ struggled his way through chaos. But he emerged on the other side victorious. The truth of our generation is everybody wants it, but nobody is ready to work for it. If you want to be wealthy and wise like Mohamed, then you can follow his footsteps. He is becoming a force to be reckoned with.