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You gotta be a bit crazy…

“Go around asking a lot of damfool questions and taking chances. Only through curiosity can we discover opportunities, and only by gambling can we take advantage of them.”
Clarence Birdseye (1886-1956)
Inventor of the frozen food preservation process

You gotta be a bit crazy to be in business. Entrepreneurship is not logical. If your goal is to make money, there are ways that pay much better and for far longer, than starting your own business. If you want to be your own boss, you’ll discover you work for one of the most demanding and least generous ones. If it is stability and balance you are looking for, you will discover that each day throws you a curveball. If it is the freedom you crave, you’ll quickly become a slave to the daily demands of keeping your business alive…

Because to succeed in business, you must be able to see things as you want them to be, not as they are, but at the same time, take action based on the reality of the present moment, not reality as you would like it to be. Most of the problems that entrepreneurs endure happen because they reverse their contexts of vision and action, only seeing reality but acting in a dreamworld.

Being an entrepreneur is a lifestyle that I would not trade for anything, not even a lottery jackpot. Reaching for the stars while keeping my feet on the ground, for me it’s the only way to grow to my full potential …

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