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Addy338

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I don't know what should I be doing?

I am at an edge where either I can earn now or else won't get enough time to work on my CENTS.

Should I start a building a business or earn some money to pay my monthly bills?

Is there any way for me to do both at the same time?
Can I think of creat those profits at the same time setting some $ asside for CENTS?
Will it be possible to scale it while taking out money (profit) from it?
 
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Addy338

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Yes.

Yes.

Yes.
Can you please clear up my thoughts on why to go for business from the very starting and not with a job (for some time to have something to pay bills), since my business will not start raining too much at the beginning.
 

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Get a job and pay your bills. Build a business on the side, since it will be slow at the beginning like you said.

Once the business gives you enough income and requires too much your time, quit your job and focus on the business.
 
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I don't know what should I be doing?

I am at an edge where either I can earn now or else won't get enough time to work on my CENTS.

Should I start a building a business or earn some money to pay my monthly bills?

Is there any way for me to do both at the same time?
Can I think of creat those profits at the same time setting some $ asside for CENTS?
Will it be possible to scale it while taking out money (profit) from it?
 

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Can you please clear up my thoughts on why to go for business from the very starting and not with a job (for some time to have something to pay bills), since my business will not start raining too much at the beginning.
I will answer this question, risking that its not what you're really asking about.

You don't have second stab at life.
The earlier you start the better for you.
Job really won't teach you much.
Also job might be last decision you made
and end up stuck with it for the rest of your life.

What i think you're asking (and that might be just my projection) is
"if you should go for it":
And answer is Yes.
 

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You don't have second stab at life.
The earlier you start the better for you.
Job really won't teach you much.
Also job might be last decision you made
and end up stuck with it for the rest of your life.

What i think you're asking (and that might be just my projection) is
"if you should go for it":
And answer is Yes.
^^^This
There are 3 types of people on this forum(for simplicity).
-Those that have started business and are in different stages of success.
-Those who have not started a business, but has been successful to an extent in their life.
-Those who have not started anything or haven’t really been successful at a business or job.

1st group knows what they want and what they need to do. They might work both a job and a business, but the business is the focus.
2nd group is very comfortable as they have a good life and even enjoy their job. This group has the hardest time starting a business IMO and makes the most excuses.
3rd group doesn’t know what they want except that they are not happy with where they are and wants to change and mostly post about becoming rich.

You are in the 3rd group. You can have a good life in the 2nd group but if you want to be an entrepreneur then you need to become the 1st group. I’m in the 2nd and it is F*cking hard to leave a comfort zone you created for yourself and risk it. Loved my job, loved the free schedule it gave me, and the money to play with. Was never life changing wealthy or truly living an unscripted life as I still rely on someone else to be paid, which is why I’m trying to be in the 1st group.
 
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^^^This
There are 3 types of people on this forum(for simplicity).
-Those that have started business and are in different stages of success.
-Those who have not started a business, but has been successful to an extent in their life.
-Those who have not started anything or haven’t really been successful at a business or job.

1st group knows what they want and what they need to do. They might work both a job and a business, but the business is the focus.
2nd group is very comfortable as they have a good life and even enjoy their job. This group has the hardest time starting a business IMO and makes the most excuses.
3rd group doesn’t know what they want except that they are not happy with where they are and wants to change and mostly post about becoming rich.

You are in the 3rd group. You can have a good life in the 2nd group but if you want to be an entrepreneur then you need to become the 1st group. I’m in the 2nd and it is f*cking hard to leave a comfort zone you created for yourself and risk it. Loved my job, loved the free schedule it gave me, and the money to play with. Was never life changing wealthy or truly living an unscripted life as I still rely on someone else to be paid, which is why I’m trying to be in the 1st group.
Yes for sure I am in the third group "Those who have not started anything or haven’t really been successful at a business or job"(I haven't even completed my undergraduate but done some internship).
So basically you are suggesting me to go directly for 1st group, that you described as "Those that have started business and are in different stages of success"?
And if I go for group 2, most probably I will be stuck in comfort zone and won't be able to go for group 1. Right?
So basically it's hard for group 2 to go for group 1 than group 3 to group ?
 

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Yes for sure I am in the third group "Those who have not started anything or haven’t really been successful at a business or job"(I haven't even completed my undergraduate but done some internship).
So basically you are suggesting me to go directly for 1st group, that you described as "Those that have started business and are in different stages of success"?
And if I go for group 2, most probably I will be stuck in comfort zone and won't be able to go for group 1. Right?
So basically it's hard for group 2 to go for group 1 than group 3 to group ?
Do what you have to do to pay the bills.

Acquire skills people will pay for.

Get clients and ideally MRR.

Increase till you can go full-time.

Scale from there.
 

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Do what you have to do to pay the bills.

Acquire skills people will pay for.

Get clients and ideally MRR.

Increase till you can go full-time.

Scale from there.
I think it's the best suggestion.
Thankyou.
You cleared so much in such short time.
 
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I think it's the best suggestion.
Thankyou.
You cleared so much in such short time.
You're welcome. Make sure to watch MJ's video linked to earlier.

Also, bear this in mind:

"Overthinking is the art of solving problems you don't have."
 

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Yes for sure I am in the third group "Those who have not started anything or haven’t really been successful at a business or job"(I haven't even completed my undergraduate but done some internship).
So basically you are suggesting me to go directly for 1st group, that you described as "Those that have started business and are in different stages of success"?
And if I go for group 2, most probably I will be stuck in comfort zone and won't be able to go for group 1. Right?
So basically it's hard for group 2 to go for group 1 than group 3 to group ?
Yes, start a business while in school if it is your plan to attend. If not start a business and get a job that pays the bills, but gives you time for the business. Even better if the business pays the basic bills early on, more time for the business.
 

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