As An Entrepreneur You Can Expect a Lot of Things by Mike Smerklo on Critical Moments of Self-Doubt
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Discover all of the podcasts in our network, search for specific episodes, get the Optimal Living Daily workbook, and learn more at: OLDPodcast.com. Episode 1287: In "As An Entrepreneur You Can Expect a Lot of Things," Mike Smerklo shares the emotional rollercoaster of entrepreneurship, emphasizing the inevitable challenges and the critical moments of self-doubt that come with pursuing one's dreams. Through personal anecdotes and a simple yet profound "three whys" exercise, Smerklo offers a strategy to reconnect with the initial passion and vision that set entrepreneurs on their path, advocating for resilience and the pursuit of purpose despite the hurdles. Read along with the original article(s) here: https://www.mikesmerklo.com/as-an-entrepreneur-you-can-expect-a-lot-of-things/ Quotes to ponder: "If you are going to be an entrepreneur you can expect so many of them you will lose count (and that is what wine and therapy are for as it turns out)" "Why the heck am I doing this? Why? Why? Why? This one question has destroyed more entrepreneurial dreams than just about all other events combined." "The beauty of the exercise is its simplicity. However, it is only as effective as you challenge yourself to go deep on the 'why.'" Episode references: Mr. Monkey and Me: A Real Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs by Mike Smerklo: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/mr-monkey-and-me-mike-smerklo/1137502227 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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