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We are living in a world where opportunities emerge every second, with a fast-paced industry in every kind of business. But, what if these opportunities never present themselves? What if there are no opportunities available in what you are interested in pursuing?

With more young people having access to the Internet, it is fast becoming easier and easier for us to gain access to the different opportunities available to us.

Here’s the good news, you don’t have to sit around and wait to be spoon fed. You can create your own opportunities.

Even though we have all of these opportunities available to us, we must understand that nothing will happen unless we make it happen.

There’s nothing worse than sitting around and waiting for something to happen, because guess what? It never will.

So here’s tip number one. Get out of your comfort zone. Stop procrastinating because we know that procrastination is our greatest enemy. Get up, go and meet new people(Network) and engage yourself in situations that will draw you closer to your goals.

Secondly, understand your niche/know yourself. Wrap your head around what it is that you are trying to achieve. Once you know this, it gets easier to seize opportunities.

Thirdly, take advantage of every opportunity. It does not matter how small it may seem, go for it. As they say, Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is success. Start small and build up from there, every success story starts from nothing.

More importantly, remember to never stop growing, learning and gaining new skills. Have a ‘take action’ spirit in achieving your goals. Don’t wait for opportunities. Create them.


Jackie Mujulizi is a law graduate working at Norton Rose Fulbright Tanzania. She graduated from the University of Witswaterstrand with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Cum Laude. She is also pursuing her passion as a Fashion Blogger on She has an interest in furthering her skills in the law industry and her passion for fashion by exploring both these industries through becoming a Corporate Lawyer and a Fashion Blogger.

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