Money, what is it good for? For most people it’s a way out, a way to escape, a way to get a new life, but for me it is a tool. I have seen many people change for the worst once they come into some money. You are not better than everyone because you have more money. You are just as vulnerable as everyone else. Money does not keep you healthy. Money doesn’t protect you in case of an accident. It can be used to do an unbelievable amount of good if you are not selfish and that is exactly what my plans are once we become profitable, which by the way, won’t take long. With the incredible business plan that my partner Avidon has put together, we will make the investors’ money back in no time. We try to be 3 steps ahead all the time. Predict the future if you will. We all know that seeing into the future is all make believe but if you make some very well thought out moves you will get close.
The last 2 days have been a roller coaster of emotions and sleepless nights, but I am one hundred percent certain that it is the right move. Avidon really blew me away and reinforced my thought that he is the right person to partner up with. I gave him a few bits and pieces of information about Romania and the market we are trying to break into, and he made a business plan that made me want to go ahead and choose us on the spot!
You must make sacrifices in order to achieve what you want. Nothing good has ever come easily. Besides working on getting this business off the ground, I also have a full-time job and am a freelance writer and editor from time to time. And to spice things up, I also try to maintain a healthy personal life. Life is all about balance and the one thing I fully believe in is that you need a good balance of work and play. You can blend those two into one if you absolutely love and believe in what you do. There can’t be a single doubt, or that won’t work. You can add in some play time while you’re at work. Go check out that new restaurant you’ve always wanted to always eat at if you are in the area. When going to a new city on business, take your significant other with you and stay the weekend, giving yourself a mini vacation.
Once we move on to the next step in this venture, I am planning to dedicate myself full-time to the business. I must become, the marketing director, the service manager, the secretary, the bookkeeper and so on. So far, everything is going in the right direction. I sometimes do however wish that things would move a little faster, but that’s how stuff gets overlooked and mistakes are made. Remember, good things take time. For now, the first step is done. We have submitted our proposal to the company’s board of directors and are waiting to hear back from them. After we get the good news (always think positive that good things will happen) that we have been selected to be the sole distributors for Romania, the next step is that we will get called down to Turkey for a few days to attend the technical orientation program and sign some contracts. This is another good example of work and play.
What I want the reader to take from this blog is that whatever you do in life, do it with all your heart and passion. There is no point in half-assing it because you are just wasting your time, and time is money.