There are 576 MILLION ideas out there to inspire you, overwhelm you, guide you, or stop you. But, I can tell you this with 100% certainty. YOU WILL NEVER BE SUCCESSFUL if you don't believe you will be.
Don't get me wrong. I'm not saying that money isn't important or that I don't need money. On the contrary, I was so attached to money that I freak out every time I had to spend it as I watched the numbers in my bank account decreases.
We creatives don't like to think of ourselves in those terms. We have a love/hate relationship with personal branding and ourselves as product (if the audience doesn't want what I have, well screw 'em).
Going to college or university is a privilege that many would like to have. But Just because you can afford a college education or get student loans, grants or scholarships doesn't mean you should go to college if you're not 100-percent ready or certain of what you want to study.
Unless you've just recently been rescued from decades stranded on a deserted island, you've heard of someone buying, fixing and flipping single family homes. It has long been the staple method for the everyday person to make money in real estate.