I wrote todays blog post about the world of home business as a post on Facebook originally and I thought I would put it on here too, in the hope that my story will inspire someone in their own personal journey. I will say no more and let you read on.
I used to work within local government restrained by budget cuts with no opportunity to be innovative or autonomous in making changes. We were restrained and had to conform to policies, procedures and bureaucracy. I was itching to make improvements to help service users more but was often told to get back into my little box and get on with my work.
When I broke free of that and joined other entrepreneurs who thought the same way, to begin a service of our own it was like breaking free from prison. It was a huge risk to my career at the time but one I don’t regret taking.
Building up our business took blood, sweat and tears and years of doing without holidays, drops in income and working long hours. There was no way I would have worked those hours for someone else …. But when you are doing it in your own business it has a very different feeling.
You soon discover that not everyone who has the desire to work for themselves has the drive, enthusiasm or willingness to give things up to achieve their goals. That was ok, they got left behind. I am sure when we reached the success we did that many of them regretted not keeping up.
When we first began, we faced hostility, ridicule and threats but because we believed in what we were doing we carried on regardless. Those of us at the very start of our business were the trail blazers in our industry at the time and we were all on the same page of how we saw the future. It was the ride of our lives and my current lifestyle is a result of all that hard work.
I see similarities in beginning a home business. If you are going to succeed you have to believe In What you are doing, despite the cynics and disbelievers. You have to be prepared to overcome the hostility and fears and work hard as hell to get what you want.
You have to learn your trade, so you are armed with the knowledge you need and have the confidence to progress with your vision and goals.
Having to re-learn skills and gain new ones is good for your personal development and will give great benefit both to you and anyone you recruit.
The most important thing is asking yourself if you have that willingness, drive and enthusiasm to create your business . Not everyone is cut out for it and prefers to be employed. However, if you are someone who has the drive and passion inside, there is nothing better than being in control of what you do in your life.
Working for yourself is a risk, like any business is. Ask yourself if you are that risk taker? Are you prepared to do what it takes to succeed? Is learning new skills something you are prepared to do? Can you live with the cynicism of your friends and family? Does your belief in what you are doing drown out the nay Sayers?
If you can answer those questions in a positive way then come what may, you will succeed. It will be hard work and worth every single second, especially when you look into the future and see your dreams and desires come true.
I am doing it all again now….. Why? I miss the adrenalin of success, the taste of it and I want to inspire people I meet to taste it too. There no better feeling than being able to create something you are proud of that gives you a purpose in life.
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