This blog post comes at a little bit of a surprise, but I thought that I'd share this part of my entrepreneurship journey with you:
After 3.5 years, I'm no longer working at Dedicated Media!
After the quick reminder of JUST HOW dope of a song it was, a quick Spotify search later, and I was hit with:
My mission for yesterday was to figure out a way to finish 2016 strong while also planning out my goals for 2017.
During his verse, the under appreciated Big Boi dropped a nugget of knowledge I'm sure has influenced just how ambitious I'm going to be next year.
Make a business for yourself, boy, set some goals
Make a fat diamond out of dusty coals
Big Boi brings up some excellent points:
In the spirit of Sir Lucious Left Foot, I thought I'd share how I'm using his knowledge and using that to provide a framework to help push me forward.
Self-awareness is key to entrepreneurship.
My version of this is what I call Non-Negotiables.
Something not open to discussion or modification
While planning my goals, I make sure that none of them conflict with my non-negotiables.
While I'm busy writing my upcoming non-negotiables post, check out the video below to learn what each principle means to me.
If you like this post, please feel free to let me know what you think in the comments section below!
Ruckus Projects is a 3 month program designed to help social entrepreneurs get their product out. They provide meeting space, mentor-ship, community, and valuable relationships.
Working with Ruckus is going to be a challenge, but I'm looking forward to the opportunity.
Here's to 2016!