Anything you can do, I can do better - right?
Women have spent years under the thumb of the patriarchy, fighting tooth and nail to be considered equal to their male counterparts and struggling to carve out their place in the world. When it comes to business, it’s always been a struggle to be taken seriously enough to enter into managerial and leadership positions that count. Women haven't had it easy in the workplace, so it doesn't surprise us that there are plenty of job roles out there that are still thought of as “male” and others that are considered to be “female”. Think truckers and engineers vs maids and childcare workers.
The good news is that there are plenty of ambitious and rebellious women taking the initiative to go against these stereotypes. There are women who see that they have value no matter what they do, and so we’ve got five business ideas for the rebellious women who won’t be held back by industries dominated by men!
Every company is now in need of a graphic designer, and many of the designers in businesses today are, in fact, men. Women are just as creative and energetic with tons of ideas, which is why a career in graphic design could be the very thing that you could do to make a difference to your future. Get up to speed on what you could earn, how to gain clients and how to earn your worth, too.
Most people would agree that haulage is a very male-dominated field but that doesn't mean that you couldn't make a ton of money. All you need is an understanding of the job and quality truck leasing to be able to run a successful haulage business. Hire more people later on and you could build up a lucrative business!
Owning a farm is no easy thing to do and there is a lot involved, whether you are growing and harvesting wheat for sale, or you are planning to raise dairy cows. There are a lot of early mornings and a lot of physical work involved. However, that doesn't mean that it’s going to be too hard. There is a future in farming and agriculture, and you shouldn't let physical work put you off!
Women may be told to get into the kitchen at home (in some very backward places to live) but in the corporate world, the kitchen is very much a man’s game. The industry still recognizes more male chefs than female, but that can change with the ability to whip up a sumptuous feast and a good business head on your shoulders!
Believe it or not, people pay money to watch others score and win on video games. They sit on YouTube and watch as they play and win games, and pay to watch. So, brush up on your FIFA or Call of Duty skills and invest in some camera equipment - you could be being paid to play!