TMBA 458: Five Reasons You Won't Be an Entrepreneur Next Year

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Dan and Ian have been around the block a few times, and they have seen many entrepreneurs come and go.

What many don’t understand is that the majority of entrepreneurial success stories don’t happen overnight.

Nearly every sustainable path to wealth and freedom is a journey that can take years, and often decades to achieve.

This week’s episode is a list of the five common reasons that entrepreneurs will give up on their journey, or maybe not even embark on it in the first place.

If you identify with any of the reasons we mention on today’s podcast, fear not. You can use the knowledge and information we share on this show to help you get over your obstacles and further sustain your journey as an entrepreneur.

Transcript

Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • What happens when you aren’t desperate enough. (9:14)
  • How business failures can make you more employable. (13:58)
  • The risks of exchanging an existential hustle for a political one. (18:16)
  • Why you can’t be a serious entrepreneur until you get serious about your finances. (23:50)
  • How negative issues and personal problems can spoil your entrepreneurial career. (29:37)

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Published on 09.13.18

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