Normally these posts are saved for major business anniversaries and milestones. Here’s what I learned in my first year of business! or 5 lessons I learned on the way to seven figures!. Those are all fantastic reasons to write a post like this, but sometimes the inspiration strikes when you least expect it… in my case, while I was enjoying my daily Snickers bar.
Looking back on my business makes me smile and also cringe. There are SO many things I did wrong, but there’s also a lot I did right. I pushed outside of my comfort zone every day and decided to work through my limiting beliefs to get to the next level.
I’m proud of the work that I’ve done and the business I’m building, but it’s still fun to see how far I’ve come and what sticks out as the biggest lessons learned.
I want to share those today, both as something I can look back on sometime in the future AND hopefully to encourage anyone starting out on their own journey. A major thing that has kept me going through the struggles of running a business has been the idea that dumb people achieve success all the time so why can’t I? You have to go balls to the walls in order to get what you want and it's usually the people who are willing to put themselves out there, even when they feel silly/ridiculous/like an imposter, who come out on top.
Without further ado, here are the biggest lessons I’ve learned as a freelance web designer/developer.Read More