EP106: Don’t Start a Business Because You Hate Your Day Job

EP106: Don’t Start a Business Because You Hate Your Day Job

“If you think that it’s easier or the grass is greener when you start your own business compared to doing your day job, you are absolutely wrong,” says May Silvers. Sick and tired of your 9-5 and dreaming of starting a business? Before you take that leap and leave your day job, you must listen to the sage advice offered in this eye-opening episode. May Silvers shares a very honest reality check for aspiring entrepreneurs who think that starting a business will solve all their problems. She debunks the myth that entrepreneurship is easier or more fun than a day job, highlighting the challenges and risks involved. May emphasizes the importance of evaluating your mindset, including how you handle rejection, imposter syndrome, self-belief, and your relationship with money. Being an entrepreneur can be one of the most rewarding jobs you could ever have; this episode will help you evaluate if it’s right for you and help you get started with your eyes wide open.



• “Your day job has its perks that you may not think about when you’re thinking of starting your business.” (09:07 | May Silvers) 

• “So you have to think, why do I want to start a business? That’s because I don’t want to have my earnings capped. That’s because I want to have lifestyle freedom. That’s because I want to do what I love to do. So those three motivators are great reasons, not because you hate your day job.” (11:22 | May Silvers)

• “So do not quit your day job because you hate it to start a business. Thank your day job for being able to pay the bills and giving you the liberty, the freedom to be able to build your side hustle and let you experience what it feels like to be a business owner without having to worry about when is the next paycheck coming in.” (23:57 | May Silvers) 



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