Lets’ face it: starting a business is tough. But it’s not just tough on you. Your friends and family can find it tough, too. Let’s take a look at why it can be tough, and how to ease family & friends’ fears when you are an entrepreneur.
I am going to talk honestly about the struggles that I face as a solopreneur and how I am overcoming them.
This is potentially a new series I am going to be creating, either monthly or weekly, depending on both how feasible it is and how much interest you have in it. For now, I am going to keep it to monthly updates and see how we go.
Firstly, I will go over a little bit about me, if you don’t know where I am coming from on this.
Hi there, my name is Cat Garrett and I am a 24-year-old solopreneur. I have worked several stable 9 to 5 jobs since graduating university in 2014, where I studied animation. However, none of them were really meant to be. None of them clicked.
Now, I find myself as a solopreneur, wearing all of the hats and doing all of the work. I take full ownership of every success and every failure.
This month, even this past week, I have had many struggles which I have had to overcome.
Read on for a candid and personal look into building a business – and doing it all by yourself. (more…)
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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
It’s an old quote but a good one. In any journey – even the journey to success in personal or professional life. The single step here being amazing planning. Let’s get you set off on the right foot with this quick run-down of how to plan success.
Great planning is the ultimate tool for streaming your actions and ideas into a path designed just for you to get you to where you need to go. Here are some quick tips on how to plan like a boss.