As business owners, we all get in a funk from time to time. Whether it's dealing with difficult business clients or entrepreneur fatigue, it's easy for our thoughts to spin out of control. I like to refer to money quotes and mindset truth bombs for inspiration, especially during times of uncertainty.
Running a business can be exciting and exhausting at the same time. I used to say yes to anyone and everyone who wanted to hire me, especially when I was starting up.
Over time, I burned out.
Whether it was dealing with people who kept trying to pick my brain without the intention to hire me or working with unresponsive graphic designers, I realized I needed to get better at communicating boundaries.
Yet, it can be emotionally depleting to have to communicate boundaries day in and day out. I reached a point where I didn't even want to run a business anymore.
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The thing about running a business is that it's like being on an emotional roller coaster ride every day. It can easily be a love hate relationship.
While I enjoy being a creative and running a business that I truly believe in, sometimes the frustrating aspects of entrepreneurship can get the best of me.
So how do I get myself out of a funk when this happens?
Aside from listening to business related podcasts to reading personal development books, I find quotes to be great sources for inspiration.
Sometimes repeating these quotes as mantras or affirmations can shift my mood instantly. Here are 5 powerful money mindset quotes that can help you get out of that funk too.
5 Powerful Money Quotes To Get Out of That Business Funk
Falling flat on your face counts as a step forward.
When the vision is clear, strategy is easy.
Invest in yourself, it pays the best dividends.
Failure is a critical part of success.
N.O. means next opportunity.
A Corporate Dropout's Guide to Passive Income:
For years, I tried different passive income ideas and strategies. I made a ton of mistakes and learned a lot of hard lessons along the way.
Then in my mid-30s, I reached financial independence retire early (FIRE) by replacing my salary with passive income.
I was finally able to leave a career that was no longer a good fit by creating multiple income streams from investments and side hustles.
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Over the years, I experimented with creating digital products, affiliate marketing, renting out space to index fund investing.
Eventually, I got to get a feel of what I enjoyed doing and let go of the activities that were not as enjoyable.
There are so many ways to create passive income streams. It doesn't mean you have to try every passive income idea out there.
There's no one size fits all passive income strategy.
It can feel overwhelming with all the different passive income strategies these days. Start with one passive income strategy and see which works best for you.
Find out which passive income idea best suits your personality.
In a deep business funk? Can't seem to figure out your next move? If you are spinning your wheels, let's put an end to it.
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Because heck, I pretty much go through an existential crisis every year. So why not share the lessons learned?!
I quit my corporate job three times without a Plan B.
When I quit Corporate America for good, I also sold my condo and moved across the country.
It was my third time quitting a career without a Plan B. I gave everything away and left all my furniture.
It was time to start a new chapter. So I picked Southern California as my new home.
Just like that.
Things worked out each time I quit but it was definitely scary times. That's why I wrote out all my personal and professional lessons learned along the way.
Most importantly, I learned to get my finances in order to be able to resign from the 9-5 lifestyle for good.
Corporate Dropout to Business Owner
When it comes to being a corporate dropout, there’s one thing I know for sure. It’s not as easy or glamorous as it seems on the surface.
Whether it’s dropping out of Corporate or college, there’s a lot of unknowns involved. They say fear of missing out (FOMO) is a real thing. Well fear of the unknown is also no joke.
While I don't recommend resigning without a plan, sometimes you know when enough is enough.
Creating passive income helped me leave the 9-5 lifestyle once and for all. It wasn't easy leaving a steady paycheck and company benefits behind.
Those golden handcuffs are no joke!
Having passive income allowed me to leap with more peace of mind. To help others create passive income streams, I put together this Passive Income Quiz.
Which passive income idea best suits your personality?