Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary is remembered for saying “If you want to get rich, start working 25 hours a day, 7 days a week.” He’s not wrong in thinking that unless you give 110% of yourself every single day, you won’t have a chance. It is not only a full time job, it is literally your life.
If you are a new business owner and someone who has just started laying the foundation of your dream; you must have heard at least one of these phrases from well-wishers or in some cases ill givers.
Fourteen years ago I started what everyone does after they graduate with a Masters degree in hand; look for a job. Excited, I was finally earning a steady source of income; had a desk to go to everyday, and a group of people who became family more than work colleagues. I was a fresh, naïve and had only a few months of an internship under by belt. As luck would have it, someone took a chance on me and I was hired.