Entrepreneurship vs. 9-5 jobs.

Why i chose MONEY & FREEDOM.

The FINAL debate.

A thread.
First off, who am I?

Serial entrepreneur

4+ failed companies

Couple uber successful ones

Made $50K a month in the music industry with my team of 8 employees & 50+ artists

worked w Warner, Universal, Red Bull, Mercedes-Benz, Fortnite etc
Many Extreme ups & downs

I made over $1M with my agency

Won 2 industry awards (LA Emmys, Mark Awards)

Changed the Music game, found lots of success

Got that out of the way

NOW... what does the life of a typical 9-5er look like?
9-5 LIFE (1 - MONEY)

Make "just enough" money

Always keeping up with the Joneses

Government takes 35-50% of your income (no deductions)

Ask your Boss for a raise... most of the time they won't give it to you

Not rewarded monetarily for hard work
9-5 LIFE (2 - CONTROL)

Your Boss (daddy) controls you

He decides your day-to-day, career trajectory, & basically everything else

Need to ask your Boss to "be able to go to my kids' soccer game at 4"

Shackled down by lack of $$

No options

Any adversity, you're fucked

Probably toxic & shitty

Count on one hand how many co-workers you actually LIKE

You'd be LUCKY to have a great Boss

Most company cultures are passive aggressive & toxic

Sometimes you can find friends

Relatively safe & low risk

Monthly paycheck comes on-time every month

U can join a union, get benefits, and live nearly "risk free"

Company CAN fire you whenever and you can't do anything

so not completely risk-free
9-5 LIFE

No control over your OWN life

Answer to your boss (daddy)

Why put your life in the hands of another man?

You won't make enough $$ to truly LIVE & be nearly worry-free

Illusion of safety when ur actually expendable

Entrepreneurs fail a LOT

It's not "safe"

You're betting the whole fucking Barn on YOURSELF

Nothing to fall back on

But here's why I think it Trumps having a 9-5

Once you crack the code on HOW to make $$, you'll literally print it

No "asking for a raise", just fucking make more money lol

Unlimited tax deductions, Just ask Trump

Fairly rewarded: make another $500K/yr, YOU get that $$, not "the company"

U have FULL control

I lived in Bangkok, Tokyo, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, Miami

Went on "workcations" to 10+ countries

Chose who I spent time with

Chose my clients & team

U can move at drop of a hat (lifestyle, natural disaster, or just because)

More $$ = more control... family member needs costly surgery? Pay for it

A plague hits with 25% mortality rate? just pick up your shit and move

you have cash reserves & work online

Not tied down to a physical 9-5

U literally CHOOSE your team

Shitty employee? Fire them

Shitty client? Ya just fire them


Again, this goes back to Control

U have the power to create a heavenly work environment.

Not gonna sugarcoat it


(if you don't believe in yourself)

Or if you don't have 3+ Fuck You Skills

Become great at 3+ Fuck You Skills & it's NOT risky

1) Client acquisition (lead gen/sales)
2) Business systems creation
3) Hiring & training
4) Building company culture
5) Market research
6) Personal branding
7) Copywriting
8) Offer-crafting
9) Coding
10) No-code automation

lots more
Get a 9-5 IF

1) You're under 110 IQ
2) You like to be controlled
3) You like being told what to do
4) You want to slack off & don't really believe in yourself
Become an Entrepreneur IF you:

1) Are 110+ IQ & creative
2) Disciplined & manage ur time (Pomodoro technique)
3) Completely believe in urself & are OK with failing 2-3x before reaching success
4) Want to TRULY reach your potential & accomplish things people think are impossible

if you wanna become an Entrepreneur & are Young

It can be GREAT to get a 9-5 for a few years

Treating it as an education

Learning the ins & outs of an Industry, THEN going out on your own

Just don't stay at that 9-5 for decades
I've never seen an Entrepreneur say "Fuck, I wish I had a 9-5"

But there are SO MANY people at 9-5s who want to become Entrepreneurs

For 1 reason or another

They never do it

Don't let that be you

If you want a 9-5, DO IT

If you want to be an Entrepreneur, DO IT
Me? I've been an Entrepreneur since I was 14

It's a Control game for me

I have COMPLETE & UTTER CONTROL over my life

I don't want ANYONE ELSE guiding my life

Becoming a successful entrepreneur does that for you
Do you have a 9-5? Do you like it? Did I get anything wrong?

Are you an Entrepreneur? How's your Journey going?

Reply below 👇
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1) How to quit your 9-5 & make $10K+/month online
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