One of your professors here! Which one? Oh we'll let you figure that out on your own 😁 ...(be sure to write your guess in the comment section)!
I just wanted to come thru and debunk some of the entrepreneur myths. If you're on this road, you understand, If you're thinking about taking this road...READ BELOW!
Most people think this life is glamorous and full of "I get to do what I want, when I want". FICTION!
While you get to roam around the city if you'd like, set your schedule and have more freedom, entrepreneurship takes dicsipline! Eventually you get to the point where you can do what you want, but thats after years of doing what it takes! You'll stay up late nights, wake up early mornings and feel like you haven't gotten one thing done! And don't have kids on top of that workload! The best advice I can give is set a schedule, a routine. Set your alarm everyday as if you were going to someone else's job. Wake up, start your day and operate as a worker! NOT the boss!
"Entrepreneurs have less work." - FICTION! - WHO SOLD YOU THAT LIE?
Most entrepreneurs start off with small businesses. Small business owners have MORE work. They are typically the boss, the worker, the web designer, the secretary, the street team, the accountant, the janitor, the one driving to and from the post office, the publicist, etc. So be prepared for MORE work than you had going to a 9-5.
"Entrepreneurs get more during tax season." - FACT!
Maybe more is the wrong term because a bigger pay out isn't garaunteed. However, everything is a gain when you own a business. Even a loss can become a gain. "I lost $1000 on marketing as a new entrepreneur"...no biggie! Write it off!!!! "I bought a new car under the business name"...no biggie! Write it off!!! "I paid for dry cleaning and gas on the company card"...ok! Write it off!!!! I'm not saying be stupid with your money. I'm saying as an business these "losses" work in your favor come tax season.
"Entrepreneurship has a greater reward at the end." - FACT!
*see previous blog on GENERATIONAL WEALTH posted by Professor Mani (Mani On Camera)*
"Entrepreneurship is easy." - FICTION! - #issaLIE
Most entrepreneurs fail there first few tries at entrepreneurship! Thats not to scare you. Thats to give you a heads up that this isn't easy. Some go broke! Some get their lights turned off putting all their money into building this vision only they can see! Some give up and go back to working a job. And some are successful their first time in the game! DON'T GIVE UP!!! and DON'T JUDGE YOUR SUCCESS BY WATCHING OTHERS!!! Every entrepreneur has a different path and a different story! As your teachers used to say, "KEEP YOUR EYES ON YOUR WORK!" And don't get distracted! YOU GOT THIS!
This is far from a walk in the park! But you'll enjoy the fruits of your labor I promise!
Remember, you don't eat the fruit the same day you plant the seed!
PLANT YOUR SEED TODAY!
✌🏾 - Professor ______________ 🤔