Adolescents are typically told to do well in school, and to excel in extracurricular activities. In addition to academics, this is a good foundation for getting accepted into college. I excelled in both areas, but the secret that I kept to myself is that in the midst of excelling, I lacked the confidence in believing that I was doing well.
As marketers, we can help alleviate some of this anxiety. We can educate, we can inform, and we can make the decision-making process easier. We can better understand our consumer's pain points, and engage with them on new levels. And we can even offer utility and technology to make people's lives easier and better.
Entrepreneurship is probably one of the most exciting and fulfilling experiences but it comes with many hurdles and loads of stress. One type in particular called anxiety. There is so much people don't know about anxiety yet and one of my missions is to help them see how it can actually be a positive experience.
Moreover, creating is wonderful, but you don't need to fill every second with work to create things of productive value -- being creative and being productive are two very different things. When you do work, get excited, pour yourself into it. When you change how you work, you will see what you create change... and then you can relax.