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A year and a half ago I was talking to one of my friends about starting a business

We both had that "entrepreneurial mindset"

Both wanted to start our own biz's

Both wanted freedom

So I told him I was planning on dropping out and starting my own business online

He said
That's dumb dude

You need the experience first

How are you gonna start a business with no experience?

I'm gonna graduate, get a job, save up some money, then start something in my 30s

Much more likely to be successful that way
I told him yeah, you're probably right

And we left it at that

Had my plan changed?


I just wasn't going to try to convince him of my dreams

If I believe in myself and you don't, who cares?

I don't need you to believe in me for me to believe in me
That was 1.5 years ago

We made different decisions

Went our own ways

Today he's in his last semester of college, will probably be getting an $80k/year job out of school

Not bad for first year out really
As for me?

Today I've been out of school for a year

I followed my original plan

Didn't listen to him or anyone else who told me not to

Been hustling 25/8 ever since
The result?

I made more last month than he'll make this entire year

I have financial freedom

Time freedom

Location freedom

I do what I want when I want

I have full control over my income

All because I took a different path

Didn't listen to the naysayers

Smiled and nodded WSP style

And put my head down and fucking HUSTLED

If that ain't some fucking inspiration I don't know what is
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