Especially as a new business owner, mistakes, bumps, obstacles…they’re inevitable. It’s all part of the entrepreneurship journey.
In this episode, I reflect on my last 8 years of owning a business and what I would tell 23-year-old Jenna…
…the 23-year-old Jenna who’s sitting at her kitchen table late at night after a long day at the cubicle, practicing calligraphy and painting, and getting ready to take the leap to start a creative business.
If you’re starting a new creative venture (or want to!), I’ve got insights to share to help you prepare so you can succeed!
Little Pearls of Wisdom
- [01:20] Owning a business can be very challenging and overwhelming. (But I still don’t regret it.)
- [04:30] Get to know your weaknesses as soon as possible (and get tools/strategies to overcome them).
- [07:20] Being a solopreneur is lonely. Find your community.
- [09:35] Be adaptable!
- [11:15] Embrace and accept mistakes.
- [13:09] Pay attention to the numbers.
Subscribe & Review
If you had an ah-ha! moment or learned just ONE new valuable bit of information, I’d be so grateful if you would leave a 5-star review and tell me what you love most about this podcast. It’s a HUGE motivator for me to keep creating this for you. In addition, it helps our raking in iTunes so that more people discover this show.
And to make sure you never miss an episode (including any pop-up bonus episodes), click here to subscribe on Apple iTunes!
*This is an affiliate link which means that I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. This helps me be able to produce free, valuable content for you. Thanks for your support!
Episode 21: The Legal Crash Course Every Business Owner Needs to Hear with Grant Atkinson
Episode 77: How to Set Goals and Hit Them
Episode 32: Struggling with Saying No? I’ve Got Tips For You!
Episode 8: 5 of My Biggest Mistakes as an Entrepreneur
Episode 47: 5 Tips to Avoiding Burnout