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Is Solopreneurship Devastating Your Amazing Business Dreams?

The brutal truths of going solo and discover life-changing tips to thrive.

Os Ishmael
Write A Catalyst
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4 min readMay 27, 2024


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Ever wondered why even the most driven individuals struggle to succeed alone in business?

I know what you are thinking…

“I could be the next Justin Welsh, Dickie Bush, or Audrey Lo.”

Sorry to say for most of you and even for me, this is far from reality.

The idea of solopreneurship, with its promise of independence and control, is appealing.

But is it easy?

No, the reality to achieve the fabled solo life (like working 2 hours a day) is often filled with challenges — it is like fighting an elephant with a toothpick.

Is solopreneurship the best path? Well, that’s for you to decide and we can decode the hurdles that many face on this journey.

The myth of the solopreneur

Solopreneurship is a life of god-like ability (well that is what they say on X!).



Os Ishmael
Write A Catalyst

Fractional Chief Communications Officer embracing life's wisdom | By day crafting strategic communications and narratives | At night, asleep.