It’s been a bit quiet over here, sorry for that. It seems to get another website, and even another site, up and running and take care of an infant is a ton of work! So I’m learning and relearning all over again.
Vicki and I are still getting into the groove on the new sites, and we’ve got many things planned, but we’ve made significant progress thus far, and we both hope to write more on our individual sites again soon. So please don’t give up on me here!
And if you didn’t already know, in addition to the new websites, I’m also writing for GoBankingRates.com as part of their #SmartMoneySquad. Today, I wanted to share with you my most recent article published with them. I’d love if you’d check it out and let me know what you think.
Money (and Other) Lessons I Learned From the Restaurant Business
You can take classes, gain experience working with others, learn from mentors, and prepare marketing and business plans. However, like a marriage or parenting, no amount of advice or training will ready you for the emotions, exhaustion or stress of entrepreneurship.
In the two years before I opened my restaurant, I learned many things, but nothing could have prepared me for the things I’d learn during the two years I operated it.
After just one year in business, we were voted favorite local restaurant in the town newspaper. Ten months later, I was selling the business due to overwhelming burnout and exhaustion.
Visualizing, planning and operating your dream is a fantastic feeling. It’s incredibly hard, though. It’s extremely stressful, expensive and way more work than you imagine…Read More on GoBankingRates.com
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