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Here’s what no one tells you about entrepreneurship

Source: Omar Itani’s Instagram

I quit the job, killed the income, gave up the expatriate lifestyle, moved back in with my parents, slipped right into my childhood bedroom in the suburbs, and invested every penny I had to my name.

I gave up everything good I had for this dream, and it only took…

Swing the pendulum back

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Transitory periods in life are always difficult.

Aren’t they?

We’re swiftly stretched and thrust into a violent stormy sea. We’re called to swim between the chaos of mounting waves. Your view is obstructed. Your sense of purpose dilutes to the mere necessity: survival.

Do whatever it takes to keep going.

You can do something you love, just because you love it.

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Earlier this week, I received an email from a reader who’s at a crossroads in her creative path. She had recently followed her heart’s calling and started publishing her writing online. And while she’s thoroughly enjoying the writing process itself, she’s paralyzed by the confusion of what to do next.

Omar Itani

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