The Most Important Skill for Entrepreneurs (and 7 Ways to Cultivate It)

What’s the most important skill for entrepreneurs?

Ask a dozen people and you’ll probably get a dozen answers.

Sales is a popular response. After all, if an entrepreneur can’t sell customers on his product, team members on the vision, or investors on the potential, the business won’t go anywhere.

Hiring is considered another critical skill. Getting the right people on the bus, in Good to Great speak.

The Definitive Guide to Rat Race Math

Do you dream of quitting your job some day and escaping the rat race?

You are not alone!

But do you know what it will take in savings or in side hustle income to make that dream a reality? That’s what this post is all about.

Nearly everyone can tell you how much money they make, but far fewer are able to tell you how much they spend. In fact, until I spent some time poring over a year’s worth of credit card and bank statements, I really had no idea either.

The Scariest Question Ever (and the only right answer)

As adults (gasp), we face dozens of questions everyday:

What should I wear?
What should I have for breakfast?
What route should I take to work?
What should I listen to on the way? (hint: try a podcast)
Most of these questions are pretty small and trivial. The answer you choose probably won’t have any lasting long-term impact on your life.

I mean, Cheerios vs. toast, not exactly a game-changer.

But what about the deeper questions?

The I Done This and Daily Gratitude Challenge

What work did you do yesterday? The day before?

Up until a month ago, I wouldn’t have had a good answer for you.

But now, I’m keeping track of what I get done each day, and it feels great. I first learned about this little mindset/productivity/work hack from Ari Meisel. (Remember Ari from The Side Hustle Show?).

He recommended an automated service called I Done This.

Usually Hustling, Occasionally Social

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