If you’re an entrepreneur long enough, you’ll eventually get burned out. Over the last 10 plus years of being one, I’ve gotten burned out once. It was when I was 21 years old and I lost a million dollars of borrowed money.
I was working a lot of hours, I wasn’t enjoying what I was doing, and I was losing a bit too much cash. Many people felt sorry for me, as I was a burned out 21 year old who was a million bucks in debt, but I feel lucky that I got to experience that.
Why? Because it taught me what I needed in my personal life and in business to avoid burnout while working 24/7. For the last seven years I’ve been able to work 70 hours a week without a vacation… yet I don’t get burned out.
So what’s my secret? Here’s how to avoid burnout while working 70 hours a week: [click to continue...]