Short answer: YES.
Hold on. Let me explain.
You often hear the statement, "There is no shortcut to success."
And while I'm sure the people who say that mean well, I would advise you to ignore them.
They are false prophets.
You know they're out there. As soon as you decide you're going to chase your dreams, or to do something ambitious, here come the naysayers and critics.
And it's hard, right?
Because deep down, in the deepest recesses of your mind, or maybe not so deep, you wonder if they're right.
For those days when you feel overwhelmed and unproductive.
Here are some motivational quotes to keep your spirits up. And some kittens because...well, why not?
Truth be told, I'm not sure why it took me so long to finally learn to play chess. Looking back, it was befuddling to others as well.
I remember a friend of mine looking at me, bewildered, when I revealed that I didn't know how to play.
"I just thought you would," he said matter of factly.
I'll admit it. I hate working jobs.
Don't get me wrong, it's not that I'm against working. After all, I consider myself to be a hard worker...just a horrible employee. The currently accepted practice of being chained to a desk for a predetermined period of time five days a week and being forced to appear productive as opposed to actually being productive is maddening to me. It isn't natural. And it seems that more and more, it isn't beneficial for the average American.
Business Consulting is now a Multi-Million dollar industry.
In an age where there is so much information that is so readily accessible, it can be overwhelming to dig through it all.
Some gurus say, "Follow your passion."
Others say, "Follow the money."
At the end of the day, the simpliest advice I've found to be the most useful is: "Solve a Problem."
It isn't easy to start a business by yourself. We've been there.