Consulting can be lucrative and glamorous, but getting started is a lot of unglamorous work done mostly for fee.
Learning from entrepreneurial idols is wise, trying to be their clone is a deadend.
When people realize how much you know they’ll want to hire you.
Helping entrepreneurs who are not so far along on their journey is the right thing to do but to do it the right way it must be mutually beneficial.
Approaching someone you don’t know to ask them a favor doesn’t work online any better than in real life.
Podcasts have become a rich source of insight and inspiration for entrepreneurs.
Feeding the internet’s insatiable appetite for content is how you get known to the people who will want your services.
Stocking shelves in the grocery store looks like a starter job but it is actually a lucrative business.
Beleaguered Uber was considered the apotheosis of the sharing economy until recently.
There is a tiny number of very famous entrepreneurs everybody wants to interview and a very large number nobody has heard of.
If you treat your business as though it is everything you’ll discover it’s pretty lonely when it’s all you have.
People don’t want to read murky explanations of what sets you apart. They want to know what’s in it for them.
The dizzying ups and downs of entrepreneurship are what most people hope to avoid by getting a job.
Your first time in front of audience probably has to be a freebie, so be ready to take advantage of the opportunity.
You must be optimistic to begin your entrepreneurial journey but you have to become realistic to complete it.
Success requires that you never give up. Success also requires you stop kidding yourself about what isn’t working.
You can see the world and maybe even make a couple of bucks while enjoying the journey.
Don’t be too hard on yourself for just going through the motions. At least you’re still moving.