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TOO BLESSED TO BE STRESSED

It’s practically the end of the year already! And I imagine our New Year Resolutions (or whatever we call them these days) with their exciting, pop-music-style-highs have started to morph into a Reggae-like limbos. When current realities set in and the holiday/ new year exuberance gives way to everyday busyness, the euphoria tends to wane.

With each passing day, those lofty goals start to seem like mountains needing more exertion than we think we can muster. Take it easy, it’s only normal.

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Too Blessed to be Stressed

It’s practically the end of January already! And I imagine our New Year Resolutions to morph into  New Year awakenings. When current realities set in and the holiday/new year exuberance gives way to everyday ‘busyness’, the euphoria tends to wane.With each passing day, those lofty goals start to seem like mountains needing more exertion than we think we can muster. Take it easy, it’s only normal.

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5 things I’ve learnt (and I’m still learning) as an Entrepreneur.

I NEVER SET OUT TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR, NEVER! As far as I knew, I was not cut out for navigating the business world on my own. I was a good employee at a decent place with a steady income. I was fine until I was not fine anymore. I wanted to use those gifts on my inside the way I wanted, I wanted  to  optimize them. You know, those gifts that show up as tiny glimpses in moments of inspiration. In December 2015, I suddenly decided to take the plunge and not start my business but work with the family business for a bit to enable me re-discover  some things, see things from a different perspective.

After a bit, I became restless again. I still wanted more so I asked myself “ What innate and acquired skills do I have that will provide more self fulfilment and earn me additional income?” I decided to offer my brand building, marketing and creative skills to businesses who can’t afford an agency. Believe me, the day I wanted to launch, I was terrified! I postponed that day several times, asking myself deprecating and needless questions but I’ve so evolved….. below are few of the lessons I have learnt and re-learnt.

 

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