Are you a ‘boss babe’ by nature?

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Entrepreneurship takes a strong mindset, a determined attitude, and a range of skills. Whether it’s being business-savvy or knowing when and where to network – some characteristics are distinct to the hustle and grind of entrepreneurs, particularly girl bosses. Swimming upstream and doing so successfully in an often-masculine dominated business world takes an additional boost of confidence and hard work.

Do you have what it takes to build an empire? Here are five characteristics and traits to look out for that will uncover your inner boss babe identity:  

Your mind is always in hustle mode, planning your next big move 

If you find your daydream moments drift off into creatively and strategically planning your next business venture or big move – you’re a boss babe at heart. It’s a skill to be able to think up new business ideas quickly and pragmatically on a whim, and it takes a true entrepreneur mindset to do so.

You’re driven by passion, but craft by strategy 

Whether it’s a desire to give back or better society or add to an industry, you find yourself and your ideas-driven and fuelled by passion, however, you don’t get lost in it. If you’re able to strike a balance of passion and strategy and able to put your plans into action through pre-planned steps and procedures – you have a knack for business that few truly hone. 

You’re a whizz at multitasking 

Boss babe entrepreneurs can often handle multiple tasks with ease and grace. If you can seamlessly compartmentalise your projects or multitask without breaking a sweat – you’ve got an instinct that’s a saving grace for the hustle life. When starting up, you’ll have to juggle several balls at once. From networking to financial planning to building your following – having the ability to multitask with ease will not only help you in the start-up stage but will come in handy when maintaining your brand.

You’re a natural at networking and teamwork 

Similarly, if you find yourself comfortable and at ease during networking events or when collaborating on projects, you’re all set for the entrepreneur lifestyle. As a boss babe, you’ll find yourself needing to make meaningful networks and connections and collaborate on projects that will further grow your brand – and, if you’re already a master at networking and teamwork, you’re all set for a smooth business journey.

You see obstacles as opportunities 

And, while having so many skills locked down can make the business journey a smooth one, there are still likely obstacles that may arise along the way – be it financial or production limitations. However, if you’re able to find an opportunity or silver lining when faced with obstacles, you’ll likely be able to navigate hurdles and work them to your business advantage. Giving you a boss babe superpower that not many possess, especially during the bumps that may pop up along the journey.

These are just five tell-tale signs of the natural-born boss babe hustler. If you have one or all these traits, you’re more than ready to begin the adventure of building your empire. However, you need to have a way to track every little step and document your process. This is where a reliable and high-speed laptop comes in handy.

You need a device that can keep up with the hustle and grind and multi-tasking capabilities you possess. From processing speed and battery life to software updates and connectivity port availability – these are all vital things to consider when building your business and a device that can help you get there. HUAWEI’s latest MateBook range boasts its ability to smoothly blend productivity, speed, and efficiency into premium glistening laptop designs.

HUAWEI is currently running deals on two of their popular HUAWEI MateBooks – the HUAWEI MateBook 14 and the HUAWEI MateBook D 15 i3. Both HUAWEI MateBooks come in streamlined and sleek designs, kitted out with several USB port options, the HUAWEI Share feature and biometric security features which are sure to let you and your work shine.

The HUAWEI MateBook D 15 i3 includes all of this packaged with an impressive 1920x1080 resolution and anti-glare matte design available for the budget-friendly deal cost of R10,999 on the HUAWEI Online Store.

The HUAWEI MateBook 14 offers more premium laptop seekers all the above paired with a speedy 11th Generation Intel Core processor, 16 GB RAM space which is all powered by an impeccable 56Wh (Rated capacity) battery. All of this comes packaged with a vibrant HUAWEI FullView Display screen with 2K resolution and a Multi-touch feature and is available for the current retail price of R24,999 on the HUAWEI Online Store.

HUAWEI’s latest range is the perfect match for the boss babe grind and lifestyle and is a steal with the current specials on offer at the HUAWEI Online Store. You can also get your HUAWEI Matebook 14 for R24,999 or the HUAWEI MateBook D15 i3 for just R10,999 at an in-store outlet through Vodacom, Telkom, Cell C, Incredible Connection, or on Takealot. Both these laptops come with the premium HUAWEI Backpack, HUAWEI Bluetooth mouse and HUAWEI VIP service all valued at R2,997 (Ts & Cs Apply). 

What are you waiting for? Unleash your inner boss babe and build your empire with your natural business-savvy instincts and a trusty device by your side.  

This post is sponsored by HUAWEI produced by BrandStudio24 for W24.

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