Journal Entry #2: Dear New Me… Dear New Me… You have a long, hard journey ahead of you. This journey is called “entrepreneurship” and it’s not going to be an easy road, so don’t expect it to be. There will be periods where it will get so difficult that you’ll want to retreat, but you mustn’t. You made a promise to yourself
Friday, March 28, 2014, 6:27pm – This was when I walked away from everything I knew, everything that was certain, everything that was easy, and boldly out into the unknown and uncertain. Though my journey into entrepreneurship began long before this date and time (I’ve started a myriad of hustles since age 12), this was when I made the decision and
Meet Gordon Swaby: A PSOJ 50UnderFifty awardee, and the man behind one of the Caribbean’s most innovative company, EduFocal, Gordon Swaby is a millennial entrepreneur on the fast track and shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. His Twitter bio states, “Always an employer, never an employee”, and has always remained true to these words. At around age 15 or 16, when most of his peers were
“It’s not personal, it’s business” is a phrase we’ve all heard at one point or another and while it may be true, for the most part, business does sometime become personal; even more so when you’re the running it. For entrepreneurs, business successes are revered as personal successes and business failures are reviled as equally personal. However, the failures are oftentimes internalized and relived over and
If I earned a dollar for every time someone told me that they can’t afford to start saving, I would be wealthy! However, I don’t believe that not being to afford to save is the real problem. I think the real challenge most people face is finding the discipline they need to get started and keep going, or employing the patience needed to allow insubstantial amounts to become substantial over time.