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The Truth Behind The Online Entrepreneur Journey

online-entrepreneurEver watch the movie Jerry McGuire? Where Tom Cruise (playing Jerry of course) has a “nervous breakdown,” (although I’d like to call it more of an AWAKENING), writes a mission statement about the truth behind the sports industry and what he was going to do to make it better.

If you haven’t seen the movie, let’s just say it doesn’t go as smoothly as he had planned. I won’t spoil it for those who haven’t watched it, but there are a lot of twists and turns that keep you on the edge of your seat the whole time.

A must watch for all entrepreneurs in my book!

So why am I mentioning this movie? What does this movie have to do with a day in the life of the online entrepreneur?

Well the reality is that the life of the entrepreneur is not all bells and whistles. There’s almost always a lot going on behind the scenes that clients, associates, and leads do not see … the bare naked truth.

The only way for me to explain the bare naked truth is to go back … back into time. Share with you my struggles and heartaches and those of the COUNTLESS number of entrepreneurs and business owners I’ve had the privilege to speak to in-depth about the realities of starting and running a business.

I’ve been working on my business for over three years now; and anyone who’s ever told you that you can have a successful business up and running in six months to a year is either lying to you or are the VERY select few that managed to turn water into gold in that short period of time.

Reality Check: It can take YEARS sometimes for you to even begin to see some significant progress in your business. So if you’re just starting out, get ready for the ride of your life. And if you don’t have the stomach to stick it out, my suggestion? Get a J.O.B.

Here’s what it looks like for the typical online entrepreneur:

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