It’s a hot afternoon, you’re sitting in a chair at you kitchen table thinking about the article you just read. Lines from it take control of your thoughts, “Start you own business”, “Be your own boss”. You have some good ideas running around in your mind and you’ve dreamt about what it would be like to actually make it happen. You’ve thought of scenarios, people, places, products, services, etc. Deep down inside, you know you could do it given the chance.
Well, here’s a little secret for you. The chance will never be given to you. You have to take it. The difference between an entrepreneur and a dreamer is action.
People who dream about starting their own business want someone to walk up to them and say, “Here, I started this company from nothing. I did it all in your name and now I want to give it to you.” When you think about it that way, it really does sound ridiculous doesn’t it? But that is honestly how most people want it to happen. They aren’t willing to do the work themselves.
You never read stories about dreamers because they don’t do anything. No one wants to hear about someone who daydreams all the time. You read stories about people who had successful lives and careers. About people who did hard things. About people who made a difference. They might have started out as dreamers, but they had a little something extra; the ability and desire to act.
You have to decide how badly you want this. What are you willing to sacrifice to make it happen? It won’t be easy, but it is possible.
In order to move from a dream to a possibility, you have […]