Posts tagged business motivation
The 10 Most Important Lessons I've Learned as an Online Business Owner
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

When I started my first business I had absolutely no clue what I was doing. I took a hobby and transformed it into my full-time job in about two years -- something I never imagined would happen in my life until I started my business. There have been many challenges, successes, and lessons learned from my entrepreneurial journey; when I sat down the other day to reflect on my first year as a full-time business owner, I found there were many things I wish I had known back when I first started.

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The Biggest Things Holding You Back In Your Life (And How You Can Change Them)

For so many years I found myself in a cycle of “I’ll nevers” and “I can’ts” while constantly comparing myself to everyone who seemed to have everything I wanted. I was so envious of the people who appeared to have it all. I wondered for so long why I couldn’t have what I wanted. It all felt so unattainable. It got to the point where I couldn’t even picture myself having any of these things because it felt so far out of reach. I told myself I’d never to be able to have what I actually wanted, and I would just have to suck it up and accept the fact that I’d be working for the weekend and could only be slightly happy for the rest of my life.

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How to Avoid Burnout As An Entrepreneur

I think feeling overwhelmed is almost a natural emotion for many business owners. Not only do we have our businesses to run (or if you’re like my friend and I — multiple businesses), but there’s also social media algorithms to figure out, blog posts to write, and our own personal lives to keep up with. Sometimes it can feel like your head isn’t even attached to your body anymore. Let me tell you — I get it. I feel you. I’m right there with you. There are honestly some days I feel like I can’t keep up and all I want to do is crawl back into bed, tuck my phone away and watch every season of Friends while sipping from a very large pitcher of mimosas. But since that isn’t going to solve any problems or make me any money (at least not in the long term), I’ve started to explore some strategies that work for me when I reach my threshold.

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