We're in business to create huge value--for our customers and clients, our partners and teams and, of course, ourselves and our families. But the reality is that most entrepreneurs never create as much as value as they hope to. And even those who do a great job often find themselves unable to transfer that value into maximum personal wealth to fund the next chapter of their lives.
I have always been a giver. A nurturer. A big believer in the whole, "sharing is caring" mentality. So when I decided I wanted to be my own boss, start my own business, and make my own money, the first area in which I struggled was with having to focus on myself, and myself alone, in order to get ahead in business.
When you know you have a fallback plan, projects related to your passion can fall to the wayside. I'm not talking about the work you do to keep the lights on. I'm talking about the work you know you were called to do, those teachings that will really make a difference once you share them with the world.