A little reality-check about being an entrepreneur – it’s not the easy path. Don’t believe what most people are shouting at you or showing you on social media. It’s frickin’ tough some days. You know it and I know it.
Yes, it can be a hugely rewarding path and yes, it can be the path to all your dreams come true. But it’s about as easy as me saying no to my morning coffee.
You’ll need to grow and develop certain characteristics if you are going to make it as an entrepreneur. A whole lot of resilience and a mindset for success are required, as well as a clear vision and a commitment to your passion.
Lots of entrepreneurs give up too soon, when the reality of building a business hits them, because they think they don’t have what it takes to be successful. What they don’t realise is that almost NOBODY is naturally gifted with these traits.
Nobody just naturally has a mindset for success
Successful people have created themselves as an entrepreneur. They have worked on themselves, improved their mind, tried and learnt, fallen down, picked themselves up again, invested in their personal growth as well as their business.
It’s not always easy but it is definitely doable. They did it and they are not different to you. Don’t give up because you think you’re not good enough. Be honest with yourself about what you need to develop. Most importantly, do something to make it happen.
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Melissa Kay Schulz
Coffee lover, mother, salsa dancer and mindset coach for entrepreneurs.