Being an entrepreneur is like setting out on an adventure with no clear map, and no one right way to get to where you want to go.
Sure, there are probably books, how-to guides, videos, blogs, and related stuff available on-line — with billions of webpages out on the internet there’s oceans of data and advice you can try trawling through — but to establish your own particular business, with you at the helm, means that you actually make your map as you progress on your journey.
- You can study, but you have to learn on your own.
- You can copy, until you get enough experience to make your own riff, and enough courage to put yourself and your work out there.
- You can follow, until the times comes for you to break away and run your business your own way.
And it can be a nerve-wracking process.
The thing is, entrepreneurs are still people, serving people. And people? Well, we’re a messy bunch. We can be full of doubt as well as dreams, and we often wrestle with ourselves as we go after our own goals. Sometimes, we’re the one’s in our own way.
How Do You Deal With Doubt?
If you’ve seriously considered venturing out into entrepreneurship, or are already on the rough and uncertain path to building your own business, you’ll understand that it’s a frustrating and tiring journey, to say the least. Some days it can feel like all you’re trying to to is fix one mistake or another, or backtrack and wonder how to correct your course. while anxiously looking for some signs of wheat to do next. Continue reading How To Deal With Self-Doubt