I’ve been doing a few interviews lately and some of the interviews are about my experience as an entrepreneur (not mompreneur…don’t even get me started). One of the most common questions I’m asked is what advice would I give to someone thinking about starting their own business?
Honestly, my initial thought is “RUN. Don’t do it. OMG…save yourself!!!!! For the love all things holy, find a job, get paid every two weeks and forget your idea!”. I never actually say those words, but some days I tell ya…some days…
After I take two breaths, I then decide that’s probably not very motivating or empowering, so often my next thought, and the thought I usually share is this:
No matter what happens, if you truly believe in your idea, if others truly believe in your idea, do it anyway.
Do. It. Anyway. [Read more…]