Risk For Entrepreneurs vs. The Potential Rewards

In my last video, you learned about the constant risks entrepreneurs deal with.

Specifically how every software, business model, marketing channel, etc. all have their downside risk.

But it would be a disservice to not even mention the potential rewards...

Because entrepreneurship does offer an opportunity to create a lifestyle that traditional employees never get to experience.

For example...

Yesterday, Melanie and I got up at our normal time, sent out emails and published our videos, then we hit the road.

A couple of Facebook Live streams and a number of hours driving later, we landed here in North Tijuana...

Most people call it San Diego, but let's be real... It's just a gringo enclave and northern suburb of Tijuana 😉

We decided last minute to attend the 2019 Social Media Marketing World conference here in North TJ for a few reasons.

First, do I want to throw my hat in the ring to speak here next year?

Second, what kinds of tid-bits can we pick up about social media marketing to integrate to our business...

Third, the relationships... Who can we bump into and develop relationships with?

Now, booking last minute, everything was way more expensive...

The tickets (we got LATE bird pricing!) the top-floor, bay-front view room...

That was a pretty penny!

But the view up here is quite amazing...

And never once did we look at a bank account or have the thought "can we afford this?"

For me, this is a BIG shift...

And it is representative of the true freedom of entrepreneurship for me.

Because growing up, "Can we afford this" was the #1 default thought of mine at all times.

Honestly, the default thought was "We can't afford that" to be honest...

My parents were working-class poor...

My dad had to pawn things in order to make rent more than once...

Thrift stores and hand-me-downs was the Miles Beckler fashion line till my teens.

Now I never went hungry, and I was blessed to have a lot of LOVE and encouragement in my household.

But the 'shift' out of that poverty mindset was the most rewarding byproduct of 10+ years of STRUGGLE to figure out this entrepreneurship game.

And remember...

On this path I went completely bust twice... I lost over $60,000 on one business imploding alone.

Over 13 businesses failed before 1 worked.

Yet, I knew that if I pushed hard enough, long enough, something would eventually click...

And when it did start to click, I was smart enough to do what worked again and again... And again!

Then, here I am this morning...

Looking out over the water as I write this, hoping this encourages you to persevere...

Sure, there is risk involved.

But honestly, being an employee and counting on a corporation for your long-term well-being is risky, too!

Heck, my dad was fired 2 years before his retirement after 33 years at the same corporation...

They saved a TON of money and were able to short-change him on his retirement with that move.

So maybe the entrepreneur path isn't all that risky after all.

Maybe leaving your financial future in the hands of someone else's corporation is the RISKY part.

And the UP-SIDE potential of being an entrepreneur is pure FREEDOM.

When you help enough people improve their lives, the by-product of that is income...

Through YouTube, Google, Facebook and all the other platforms, you can reach BILLIONS of people...

Melanie's platform reaches many millions of people every month...

And we can keep that machine running from our cell phones and laptops from anywhere in the world.

I truly want to help you create this freedom in your life too.

And it all starts by first acknowledging there is risk.

Second, mitigating the risk by making sure your income is sorted while you dig in on the long path of building a business...

Third, focusing every waking moment and every ounce of energy you have on creating content that will help others.

Stick with that long enough and you'll be amazed at what you create.

Miles "You've Got This" Beckler

P.S. I will be posting some YouTube stories from the event, so be sure to pop into the YouTube app and follow along for some exclusive behind-the-scenes content!

In fact, you can see the view from the room as I've already shared a few scenes in the story.

More soon...

About the Author Miles

Miles is a full time internet marketer who sells information products and a niche membership program with his wife, Melanie. Together they have created a lifestyle business that allows them true location independence and this blog where you get to see behind the scenes and see how they have built their online business from scratch.

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