Starting a business is one of the most effective ways to impact the world in a positive way. By creating a successful enterprise, you have the opportunity to improve the lives of your customers, employees, and society as a whole. Here are a few reasons why starting a business can be the best way you can make a difference in the world.
- Create jobs and contribute to the economy
Starting a business means creating jobs, which is crucial for the economy. As an employer, you have the opportunity to provide employment opportunities to individuals who may not have otherwise been able to secure a job. By doing so, you not only help to reduce unemployment but also contribute to the overall economic growth of your community.
Here at cuffed-in coffee we decided to set up in our home town of Holyhead as we knew jobs needed to be created. To date we now have 7 employees. 1 of Which has secured a mortgage and is now a homeowner. All this might not have happened had we chose to not start the business.
- Solve problems and improve lives
Starting a business is an opportunity to solve problems and improve the lives of your customers. When you create a product or service that meets the needs of your target audience, you make their lives easier and more enjoyable. For example, a new technology product can make everyday tasks more efficient or a service that simplifies complicated processes can reduce stress and anxiety. By improving the lives of others, you make a positive impact on society.
We noticed the lack of drive and passion for our lovely community in Holyhead. That is why we decided to set up here. To solve the problem of the lack of meaning by pushing our company ethos into the community. Drink Coffee, Seek Adventure and Enjoy Life.
- Support social causes and give back
As a business owner, you have the opportunity to support social causes and give back to your community. By using your business as a platform to raise awareness or funds for a cause, you can make a significant impact. Whether it’s through donating a portion of profits to a charity, hosting events to raise awareness, or volunteering time and resources, businesses have a unique opportunity to make a difference beyond their products and services.
We have hosted a warm space program to help people during the cost of living crisis. We have set up a youth night alongside the youth service program for Anglesey. Giving the young adults of Holyhead a space where they can hang out and be treated like the young Adults they are. We are now also starting introduction to coffee course. Teaching unemployed young people about the coffee industry from roasting, customer service and barista skills.
- Drive innovation and progress
Entrepreneurship and innovation go hand in hand. When you start a business, you have the opportunity to create something new and disrupt the status quo. By pushing boundaries and challenging traditional methods, you can drive progress and create change. This can have a ripple effect, as your business inspires others to innovate and make a difference in their own communities.
We set the business up with the aim to improve our community. We have set up a successful model with Mon CF a local employability centre where they buy local property and renovate to a high standard giving local business that head start with a professional looking property.
- Inspire others and set an example
As a successful entrepreneur, you can inspire others to follow in your footsteps and make a difference in their own way. By sharing your story and experiences, you can motivate and empower others to pursue their own dreams and make a positive impact in the world. This can have a far-reaching impact, as the ideas and values you promote through your business can inspire a generation of change-makers.
We cannot say that directly we have contributed to more business' deciding to set up in Holyhead but there has been and increase in the entrepreneurial spirit in Holyhead. I as the founder have done multiple school talks and am in the process of becoming a Big Ideas role model with the welsh government.
In conclusion, starting a business is an effective way to make a positive impact in the world. By creating jobs, solving problems, supporting social causes, driving innovation, and inspiring others, you have the opportunity to create a ripple effect that can change the world for the better. So if you have an idea and a passion for making a difference, don't be afraid to take the leap and start your own business.
And do not be afraid to reach out to us. We stand by the fact we want to Holyhead grow. So if there is any advice or help we can give we would be more than happy to help.
Drink Coffee, Seek Adventure, Enjoy Life