One of my favorite parts of the original Men in Black movie is where agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) of the Men in Black agency is giving new agent J (Wil Smith) a tour of the facility. J asks the question, “So…what branch of the government do we report to, anyway?” To which K replies, “None. They ask too many questions.”
One of the great things about owning your own business is that, to a large degree, you get to make the rules about who you do business with, when, how, where, etc. You basically get to make the rules, and you have control over many of your circumstances.
In fact, I’d be willing to bet that if you’re like most entrepreneurs I know, even on your worst day you’d say it’s better than working for somebody else.
Next time you find yourself getting even remotely discouraged in your entrepreneurial endeavors, remember that!
I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome”. – Julius Caesar