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Being stuck behind a desk

Differences are what makes our world interesting. It also creates diversity in the products and services that are available to the public. This is what entrepreneurship is all about. Finding unique and different ways to approach the gap in the market. Sometimes you might find yourself in an unfulfilling working position. Being stuck behind a desk is one of the worst things that can happen if you are not an office person. Sometimes, the only thing you need to reinvent your career, is a change in scenery.


Luckily there are multiple ways you can achieve this. There are quite a few businesses out there that will offer you freedom from the desk and you will be able to pursue your entrepreneurial instinct while at it.

Mentioned below, you will find a few business ideas that you do not hear about every day, but they are a sure thing to try if one of them jumps out at out.


This is a business opportunity that will be ideal for parts of South Africa that has a rich history and a lot of tourist attractions. This is a brilliant opportunity for entrepreneurs to get their creative juices flowing.

You can do anything that you put your head to. Whether it is to take tourists on a tour bus and show them their surroundings, or taking them for a walk to some of the remarkable sights in the area. You can even open a shop that sells souvenirs to the tourists.

An important thing to remember is that you will need to identify the peak times of the year and ensure that you plan head for the busy and, just as important, the quieter times. Also, be sure that whatever you choose to do is in demand. When you do this, you can be sure that your tourism business will be a success.

Be an organizer

If you have organizational skills, but do not like working from behind a desk, this is the perfect opportunity for you. You can be an event organizer. You will be out and about, talking to different people and having something new and different to do each day.

You can even specialize in the future if your business is taking off. You can organize events such as large functions, weddings and parties. This all will put you on the road to success, while still making optimal use of your skill set.

Be a tutor

If you like to teach people and did reasonably well in school, this might just be the answer. If you did not like the idea of being a full time teacher and being restricted to your classroom behind your desk, being a tutor is the best option for you. You do not necessarily need to work with children; you can also be an adult tutor. Whichever fits your personality best, will put you on the road to success.

These are just some of the alternative jobs you can pursue that will not ask of you to sit behind a desk all day. You will get to interact with a lot of other people. There are other options like running a kitchen, taking care of animals and even becoming a car specialist.

Find what you love to do and do it as often as you possibly can. In this way you will not feel trapped in your career and you will actually enjoy it. Write down what you like to do and find ways to turn that into a career.

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