Oddly enough, my narcissistic, back-stabbing boss, the long hours and the invasion of privacy wasn’t enough to make me quit. When my health began to feel the consequences of my choices, I knew I had to break free.
My first few years as an entrepreneur was like a Cosmo Quiz on what NOT to do. I had no plan. No strategy. No mentor. Nada. I wanted an online business but the money was coming in too slowly and I was running out of savings and credit.
My turning point came at about year 5 – I had made so many mistakes, had so many failed attempts to make my business work that well, I was bound to learn something.
It wasn’t too long before I had a $5,000 month, then a $15,000 month. I was floored! When I had a $30,000 month, I knew I was on the right track. When you know how to launch the right way, and are willing to put in the work (right out of the gate), the sky’s the limit.
It’s been nearly 16-years since I walked away from my corporate career and despite the lows, it’s the best decision I’ve ever made because today…