When it comes to entrepreneurship, Sawyer Howitt a project manager at Meriwether Group knows too well the potential of a young millennial. While stereotypes argue that age is a prerequisite for success in entrepreneurship, Howitt reveals that most entrepreneurs who are now in their 50 to 60s started their business in their early 30’s. According to Howitt, Some of the ways through which the youth can come out against of this ageism myth is by proving their value through their diligent and competent work. Self-marketing is also essential in letting potential employers and partners know that you’re up to the task. Further, honesty in what you can do and the resilience to keep moving will help you overcome many odds.
As a young entrepreneur, Howitt has exceptional attention to operational and financial needs of any business. He believes in the importance of connecting with your consumers and recognizing a brand’s soul. Moreover, the second-semester senior finance focuses on changing the nature of commerce in large as well as small scale businesses. The young entrepreneur prides himself in business strategy skills, project management as well as business development which have helped him stand out as a young entrepreneur. Before joining Meriwether group, Howitt worked at RFID Checkout as a business strategy analyst for one year. In his role, he worked in redesigning bricks through innovative technology a position he held for one year.
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Besides his prowess in business, Howitt has been supporting philanthropic organizations in helping women stand up for their rights as well as supporting educational funds. He has also volunteered as a PSAS tutor in his effort to support education programs. Further, Sawyer Howitt possesses customer service skills gained while working at Kure Juice Bars. He continues to inspire many young entrepreneurs to take up their roles regardless of the persistent myths against the ability of the youth to take up opportunities that arise. It remains interesting to see his future achievements due to his determination.
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