Find your tribe where you can celebrate both the highs and the lows.
As human beings, we do not exist in isolation. Find the tribe of people that understand you, where you can talk about the highs and lows without judgment. Sometimes this is your family and friends, but more often, these are business colleagues that get the risks that are necessary, the big decisions, and the high goals and standards you have set for yourself.
Your neighbor is not likely to understand what it means to you to bring on your first executive assistant, and your sister may think you are pretentious for sharing that you just secured a million-dollar deal. I have a business colleague that I connect with daily to share everything from each sale to frustrations with finding the next employee. No topic is off-limits, and no judgments are made.
Being a founder, entrepreneur, or business owner can have many exciting and thrilling moments. But it is also punctuated with periods of doubt, slump, and anxiety. So how does one successfully and healthily ride the highs and lows of Entrepreneurship? In this series, called “How To Successfully Ride The Emotional Highs & Lows Of Being An Entrepreneur” we are talking to successful entrepreneurs who can share stories from their experience. I had the pleasure of interviewing Nettie Owens.
Nettie Owens, Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization, is the founder of Sappari Solutions, creator of the Take Control System for Organization and Momentum Activators Program for sustainable business success. She helps high achiever business owners, create their blueprint to success, reconnect to their…