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I guess it's never too late to become a business owner :)

I was born poor and managed to rise to a good earning wage as a developer. I worked for 11 companies (big and small), in 3 different countries for 2 distinct industries, before finally creating my own company: QuickMail.io (funny thing as I'm discovering this website, many people already mentioned my product here in the past!)

I do love working, always have been a high achiever (and a pain to manage). Now I'm totally unemployable, business owner ruined the employee's experience for me :)

I picked up MJ's book for fun recently on people's recommendations (FastLine Millionaire). Although I didn't learn that much because I'm already on the fastlane, I can tell people that it's pretty accurate. Good job summarising it all.

No flashy car for me, I really don't care about these. I live a nice life flying under the radar and wear jeans with holes (cause I don't care about fashion either).

When there is no Covid-19, you find me 2 months a year in Japan where I enjoy amazing food on a daily basis while working on my venture.

This year, my project is a youtube channel to share some of the things I learned (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAMn2osCNhN28MCm4TjH0lA). Since my hobby is about making videos, I had to do something to justify all my equipment :)

I remember how frustrated I was getting as a slow lane traveler despite my high achievements. Just remember that as an employee, you'll always be considered as expenses and the goal of a business is to increase revenues AND reduce expenses.

If you are in this situation, keep faith, it's never too late to start your own business. It took me about 8 months to rewire my mind. I woke up daily at 4am to work 2 hours on my venture before heading to work. It was hard but that was well worth. Plus having a limited time to work on your business forces you to drop all the BS and works on things that really matter.

I'm not on the fastest lane possible, but I do enjoy life very much.

Curious to see what everyone is about here and let me know if I can help you with anything.
 

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Welcome my friend, appreciate the intro and having another "doer" onboard.
 

TJB Suarez

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Bienvenue mon ami, appréciez l'intro et la présence d'un autre «faiseur» à bord.
Je suppose qu'il n'est jamais trop tard pour devenir propriétaire d'une entreprise :)

Je suis né pauvre et j'ai réussi à atteindre un bon salaire en tant que développeur. J'ai travaillé pour 11 entreprises (grandes et petites), dans 3 pays différents pour 2 industries distinctes, avant de finalement créer ma propre entreprise: QuickMail.io (chose amusante en découvrant ce site, beaucoup de gens ont déjà mentionné mon produit ici dans le passé!)

J'adore travailler, j'ai toujours été très performant (et difficile à gérer). Maintenant je suis totalement inemployable, le chef d'entreprise a ruiné l'expérience de l'employé pour moi:)

J'ai récemment pris le livre de MJ pour m'amuser sur les recommandations des gens (FastLine Millionaire). Bien que je n'ai pas beaucoup appris parce que je suis déjà sur la voie rapide, je peux dire aux gens que c'est assez précis. Bon travail pour résumer tout cela.

Pas de voiture flashy pour moi, je m'en fiche vraiment. Je vis une belle vie en volant sous le radar et je porte des jeans troués (parce que je me fiche de la mode non plus).

Quand il n'y a pas de Covid-19, vous me trouvez 2 mois par an au Japon où j'apprécie des plats incroyables au quotidien tout en travaillant sur mon entreprise.

Cette année, mon projet est une chaîne youtube pour partager certaines des choses que j'ai apprises ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAMn2osCNhN28MCm4TjH0lA ). Puisque mon hobby est de faire des vidéos, j'ai dû faire quelque chose pour justifier tout mon équipement:)

Je me souviens à quel point j'étais frustré en tant que voyageur lent malgré mes réalisations. N'oubliez pas qu'en tant qu'employé, vous serez toujours considéré comme des dépenses et que l'objectif d'une entreprise est d'augmenter les revenus ET de réduire les dépenses.

Si vous êtes dans cette situation, gardez foi, il n'est jamais trop tard pour démarrer votre propre entreprise. Il m'a fallu environ 8 mois pour recâbler mon esprit. Je me suis réveillé tous les jours à 4 heures du matin pour travailler 2 heures sur mon entreprise avant de me rendre au travail. C'était dur mais ça valait le coup. De plus, avoir un temps limité pour travailler sur votre entreprise vous oblige à abandonner tous les BS et à travailler sur des choses qui comptent vraiment.

Je ne suis pas sur la voie la plus rapide possible, mais j'aime beaucoup la vie.

Curieux de voir ce que tout le monde parle ici et laissez-moi savoir si je peux vous aider avec quoi que ce soit.
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I guess it's never too late to become a business owner :)

I was born poor and managed to rise to a good earning wage as a developer. I worked for 11 companies (big and small), in 3 different countries for 2 distinct industries, before finally creating my own company: QuickMail.io (funny thing as I'm discovering this website, many people already mentioned my product here in the past!)

I do love working, always have been a high achiever (and a pain to manage). Now I'm totally unemployable, business owner ruined the employee's experience for me :)

I picked up MJ's book for fun recently on people's recommendations (FastLine Millionaire). Although I didn't learn that much because I'm already on the fastlane, I can tell people that it's pretty accurate. Good job summarising it all.

No flashy car for me, I really don't care about these. I live a nice life flying under the radar and wear jeans with holes (cause I don't care about fashion either).

When there is no Covid-19, you find me 2 months a year in Japan where I enjoy amazing food on a daily basis while working on my venture.

This year, my project is a youtube channel to share some of the things I learned (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAMn2osCNhN28MCm4TjH0lA). Since my hobby is about making videos, I had to do something to justify all my equipment :)

I remember how frustrated I was getting as a slow lane traveler despite my high achievements. Just remember that as an employee, you'll always be considered as expenses and the goal of a business is to increase revenues AND reduce expenses.

If you are in this situation, keep faith, it's never too late to start your own business. It took me about 8 months to rewire my mind. I woke up daily at 4am to work 2 hours on my venture before heading to work. It was hard but that was well worth. Plus having a limited time to work on your business forces you to drop all the BS and works on things that really matter.

I'm not on the fastest lane possible, but I do enjoy life very much.

Curious to see what everyone is about here and let me know if I can help you with anything.
Welcome friend! Better late than never!
 

QuickMail

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Thanks MJ and nicely coined!

I probably did 15 projects banging my head against the wall as I built and tried to sell (as a developer), instead of selling, then building what people needed.
 

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