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philosophies ep05: embracing the unknown in business

There’s this very common thing that happens as we grow up, which is that the obligations and responsibilities start to pile up and pretty soon every nook and cranny of our lives is filled to the brim with commitments. We get to this place where life starts to happen to us and we stop feeling like we have a choice in the matter.

Then you throw in entrepreneurship and there’s just no way to sort through the mess anymore.

There are a few things I want to talk about here, but I want you to know that I don’t say any of this from a place of judgement. This comes from a place of being a constant work in progress, myself, from working through the mess. And from many wake-up calls where I had to bounce back from huge “failures” that at the time felt like the end of the world.

This idea of life happening to us and losing the ability to choose is simply a mindset we adopt over time rather than a fact of life.

Can I just start by saying that you are stronger than you know. You were built to endure. You were built as a resilient human being with a body literally set up to support you as you journey through all the things you can’t control. Maybe you believe in god or a greater being, maybe you don’t. But I believe that this trust in the abundant power that lives within each of us is simply constant.

Listen to today's episode for three ways to deal with all the uncertainty of owning your own business.

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