Who said being an entrepreneur was lonely? Well no one and thats my point! Not one single person mentioned the solitude, isolation or silence you face daily whilst trying to earn a living from something you love. You see coming from a corporate background that was highly social and full of amazing people - loneliness is what I faced.
Sure you have space to think, time for you and no one interrupting every five minutes with another non eventful drama but BOOM … can you hear that? Its silence. So crystal clear its ringing in my ears and in order to drown it out what do we do? Well fill it up with the noise of the loud inner critic who likes to play on the silence. It likes to ensure its being heard by shouting loud and letting us know we are not doing a good job, and the last decision we made was a bad one and starts to eat away at our strength and determination. And do you know what I have found? I have found by getting out there and talking to hundreds of soloprenaurs that its a real epidemic.Read More