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Aired on October 12, 2021
Episode 115
How to Identify Emerging Opportunities
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Level up your career or business by staying informed and curious, building valuable connections, and embracing continuous learning. Keep an eye on market trends, consumer behavior, and technological innovations. Embrace change and take calculated risks. Your next big opportunity could be right around the corner! Remember, it's about being ready, active, and aware. Embrace the excitement of finding new opportunities and watch yourself grow!

How to Identify Emerging Opportunities

Ready to level up your career or business? Identifying emerging opportunities is key. In this fast-paced world, staying ahead means recognizing new chances for growth. Let's dive into how you can spot these opportunities for your personal and professional advancement.

Stay Informed and Curious

Being aware of the latest trends and developments is crucial. Keep up with news and changes in your field. This could be through industry magazines, online forums, or networking.

Networking and Building Relationships

Networking is more than just collecting contacts. It's about forming real connections with people who know their stuff. Go to industry events, join online groups, and have conversations that matter. These interactions can give you insights into potential opportunities.

Continuous Learning

The world keeps changing, and so should you. Attend workshops, take online courses, and find mentors. The more you learn, the better you'll be at spotting new opportunities.

Keep an Eye on Market Trends

Market trends are great indicators of new opportunities. This includes tech advances, changes in consumer habits, or new regulations. Understanding these trends can help you foresee areas ripe for growth.

Consumer Behavior Analysis

Watch how consumers behave. Notice their changing preferences and needs. Spotting unmet needs or new markets can help you find new opportunities.

Technology and Innovation

Tech advancements often lead to new chances. Stay updated on innovations in your field, like AI, blockchain, or green tech. Knowing about these can help you see where growth is happening.

Embrace a Growth Mindset

Having a growth mindset is key. Be open to new ideas, willing to take risks, and ready to adapt to change.

Embracing Change

Change is constant. Don't fear it; embrace it. Changes in the market or new technologies can create opportunities. Understand these changes and explore what they could mean for you.

Taking Calculated Risks

Spotting new opportunities might mean taking risks. This could be entering a new market, investing in new tech, or starting a new project. Calculated risks can lead to big rewards.


Identifying new opportunities is a skill you can develop. By staying informed, watching market trends, and being open to change, you can find and take advantage of new chances for growth. Keep learning, stay open-minded, and be proactive. Your next big opportunity could be just around the corner!

Remember, it's not just about luck. It's about being ready, active, and aware. So, keep your eyes open and be prepared to jump on those new opportunities that can take you further!

Go on, embrace the excitement of finding new opportunities. Your future self will thank you!

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Biggest Takeaways:

  • Not all emerging opportunities are something you need to jump on.
  • This is not the time to get fear of missing out.
  • Identify them early on – the more risk you take, the more you get rewarded.
  • An emerging opportunity doesn’t stay emerging for too long.
  • It doesn’t happen overnight.
  • The sooner that you remove the downside risk, the faster you can keep moving and locking in the upside potential. 
  • You need to have access to things that are important to you.
  • The current situation has created some very unique types of problems that maybe you are designed to solve. That could be your emerging opportunity.
  • The time is now.



  • What is an emerging opportunity [01:01]
  • How to identify the right emerging opportunities for your business [02:29]
  • Panoramic view and insights from the business world – Cryptocurrency [05:16]
  • Two important things that I want you to think about [07:01]
  • Panoramic view and insights from the business world – Blackberry [08:29]
  • Example and insights #3 from the business world – Marijuana Industries in Canada [10:00]
  • How to hedge your bets to cap your losses or downside risk [17:19]
  • The great news about emerging opportunities [20:58]
  • How to tap into emerging opportunities as a solution provider [25:03]


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