Connect with us


Leveraging Partnerships and Understanding your Value is the Key to Entrepreneurial Success



Surviving as an entrepreneur requires time, energy, and financial resources. However, there are other essential factors and skills that entrepreneurs must understand if they want to thrive – not just survive. Among these skills are understanding your worth and the importance of leveraging partnerships. 

Entrepreneurs who know what they are worth will not be tempted to undersell their products or services for a “quick dollar.” Additionally, the entrepreneur who knows their worth will form strategic partnerships and alliances that help to propel their business to the next level.

Sisters and entrepreneurs Lok Hui Ching (Hui Ching) and Lok Hui Ping (Xannelle) teach these crucial tools to their clients they serve in their Marketing Coaching and Consultant business. 


The importance of leveraging partnerships

Businesses worldwide are leveraging their marketing through partnerships to grow their business. With the changing landscape of industry and improvements in communication and technology, this brings a steady range of new opportunities for partnerships.

The key is choosing good partners. It is essential to not only build relationships, but also create mutually beneficial partnerships. According to Hui Ching, leverage is vital.


“Leveraging partnerships could be in terms of using other people’s money, other people’s resources, network, knowledge, expertise, among other things. The adage “you go fast solo, go far together” is one that I truly believe.”


Business partnerships allow businesses to leverage strengths that complement theirs, resulting in a win-win scenario. When done strategically in a way that benefits both parties, it can lead to sustainable revenue growth as it is built on a foundation of mutual trust and understanding.


Know your worth 

When you know your worth, you will also know the importance of taking on strategic partnerships. At this point, you will realize that not all business is good business, and not all partners are willing to help.

Xannelle emphasizes the importance of knowing your worth by avoiding the need to seek immediate profit.


“I’ve spoken to many people during my entrepreneurship journey, and I realize a problem they have in common is the fear of saying no. They take on clients who undervalue their services and end up in a miserable and stressful position.”

When it comes to being an entrepreneur, knowing your worth is the key to growth and building wealth through your business.

According to Xannelle, part of the reason many entrepreneurs choose to take on these clients who undervalue their work is that they are afraid of losing sales. “I completely understand as I was once in the same position. From this perspective – the amount of effort you put in is the same for every client. With that in mind, would you rather have ten clients paying you $1,000 for your service or one client who pays you $10,000? I help my clients increase their revenue by attracting high-quality customers that pay for their services. We do so by crafting their unique marketing angle so they can charge what they are worth with confidence and have a better quality of life.”


These tips are responsible for the sisters’ success

For Xannelle and Hui Ching, these skills have been essential in creating successful businesses, having them earn 6 and 7 figures at the age of 25 and 21 respectively. 

Understanding the importance of good partnerships and knowing the value of your business will help you filter out negative aspects that serve to undermine your growth instead of influencing it. 



Kelly Wing is the founder of Ohwabisabi Media, a media company that serves to amplify the voices of next-generation leaders. Kelly is a contributing writer at Entrepreneur Magazine, Influencive and has been featured in Entrepreneur, Business Insider and other notable press outlets.

Become A Crypto Expert


Recent Stories


Copyright © 2022 Disrupt ™ Magazine is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company - Disrupt ™ was founder by Puerto Rican serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Delgado who is on a mission to transform Latin America using the power of education and entrepreneurship.

Disrupt ™ Magazine
151 Calle San Francisco
Suite 200
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00901

Opinions expressed by Disrupt Contributors are their own. Disrupt Magazine invites voices from many diverse walks of life to share their perspectives on our contributor platform. We are big believers in freedom of speech and while we do enforce our community guidelines, we do not actively censor stories on our platform because we want to give our contributors the freedom to express their opinions. Articles are not commissioned by our editorial team, and opinions expressed by our community contributors do not reflect the opinions of Disrupt or its employees.
We are committed to fighting the spread of misinformation online so if you feel an article on our platform goes against our community guidelines or contains false information, we do encourage you to report it. We need your help to fight the spread of misinformation. For more information please visit our Contributor Guidelines available here.

Disrupt ™ is the voice of latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities both here in Puerto Rico and throughout Latin America. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. Disrupt Magazine was designed to give the world a taste of that.