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First and foremost: from the bottom of my heart THANK YOU @MJ DeMarco for helping me piece together a genuine equation for wealth that has completely changed my view on the world, and where I see myself going.

I wanted to have a grander introduction, maybe talk about a business venture I'm doing that's doing six figures a year, maybe give some value back to the amazing people that have given it to me on this forum... and yet here I am with a humble introduction and - to tell the truth - I'm in need of some advice.

Quick backstory: I'm 19 years old, from London, spent a large part of my life wanting to be an actor but lost the passion for it very swiftly over the last 2 years during the hustle and grind of trying to get into a drama school. During that time I was beginning to take a huge interest in business and entrepreneurship, and lo and behold I stumbled upon TMF, and immedietely after raced to read Unscripted.

I've been lurking here and there on this forum, read some great posts by people like @Lex DeVille & @Envision to name a few (thank you so much!).

So, here's where I'm at now, and what my plan is:

I made the decision of not going to university, and intend to grab a 9 - 5 job in order to really light a fire under my a$$, and live in the heart of the 'script' so I can really understand why it's important for me to break out of it.

Outside of these 9 - 5 hours I aim to find some sort of side-hustle business and hopefully build that up to a point where I no longer need that 9-5. Right now I'm far too comfortable in my house living with my parents and I feel as though I need to really see what is in store for me if I fk around in my twenties and don't try to create someting increcible for myself.

So that's my question to you guys: although no-one could really know what the future holds, what career path do you think would be the best for someone who is also interested in entrepreneurship (i.e a career that develops entreprenurial skills as well)?
 

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First and foremost: from the bottom of my heart THANK YOU @MJ DeMarco for helping me piece together a genuine equation for wealth that has completely changed my view on the world, and where I see myself going.

I wanted to have a grander introduction, maybe talk about a business venture I'm doing that's doing six figures a year, maybe give some value back to the amazing people that have given it to me on this forum... and yet here I am with a humble introduction and - to tell the truth - I'm in need of some advice.

Quick backstory: I'm 19 years old, from London, spent a large part of my life wanting to be an actor but lost the passion for it very swiftly over the last 2 years during the hustle and grind of trying to get into a drama school. During that time I was beginning to take a huge interest in business and entrepreneurship, and lo and behold I stumbled upon TMF, and immedietely after raced to read Unscripted.

I've been lurking here and there on this forum, read some great posts by people like @Lex DeVille & @Envision to name a few (thank you so much!).

So, here's where I'm at now, and what my plan is:

I made the decision of not going to university, and intend to grab a 9 - 5 job in order to really light a fire under my a$$, and live in the heart of the 'script' so I can really understand why it's important for me to break out of it.

Outside of these 9 - 5 hours I aim to find some sort of side-hustle business and hopefully build that up to a point where I no longer need that 9-5. Right now I'm far too comfortable in my house living with my parents and I feel as though I need to really see what is in store for me if I fk around in my twenties and don't try to create someting increcible for myself.

So that's my question to you guys: although no-one could really know what the future holds, what career path do you think would be the best for someone who is also interested in entrepreneurship (i.e a career that develops entreprenurial skills as well)?
Sales is always a good skill to have. But if I were starting out again, I'd probably try one of the trades. Plumbing is one that's had my interest recently. Not many schools for it around here and it pays well. Just by working in the trade you learn most of what you need to do it as a business later on.
 
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Valier

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Sales is always a good skill to have. But if I were starting out again, I'd probably try one of the trades. Plumbing is one that's had my interest recently. Not many schools for it around here and it pays well. Just by working in the trade you learn most of what you need to do it as a business later on.
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Thanks for the reply Lex! Was definitely considering something like sales, although I was also looking for something a little more secure in terms of salary (assuming most sales jobs are commision based). Will begin looking at plumbing as well
 

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Thanks for the reply Lex! Was definitely considering something like sales, although I was also looking for something a little more secure in terms of salary (assuming most sales jobs are commision based). Will begin looking at plumbing as well
If you go into sales, get a sales job in a fast-growth industry like tech, blockchain, AI etc and you will get a low base salary and earn commission on top.

Growth marketing is a scalable skillset that you could also learn for when you go it alone and start your own business. In terms of good courses to get you started (and see if you like it) demand curve (I'm doing this myself at the moment)

I'm in London too, full of opportunities here and living at home will help not spending a load on your biggest outgoing expense.
 

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