My dad told me not to quit my day job back when I told him I was going to start a photography business.
“There’s no money in it,” he said.
All the advice I was given told me not to try, and if I should try it better be half invested with a REAL job to fall back on.
My real job went out of business the same month I got my own business license.
Coco’s Bakery and Restaurant.
I was temped to look for a new job, too be responsible, but a cherished friend said, “Amber, you don’t need a job. You have a business.”
10 years later I can’t get a job and I’ve tried on rare occasion. I try to find work when business is slow and I’m not making enough as a photographer.
I try and then I’m told, “You are too ambitious. You would never be happy working here.”
I am right with what I created, and I guess this post is a bit of an entrepreneur warning.
Be careful with the bar you set for yourself. I set mine high and became a master. The universe knows and now I can’t fall below the level I strived for. I sometimes try to be less and then I become the expected more.