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005: The Big Hairy Monster Attacking Millennial Entrepreneurs

The Big Hairy Monster Attacking Millennial Entrepreneurs

Listen Here and Now Whether You’re Millennial or Not

Five reasons why Entrepreneurship is NOT dying among Millennials.

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Quotable of the Week

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” -Pablo Picasso

You might not expect an artist to be all about goals and plans.  Maybe that’s why Picasso had so much success during his lifetime, unlike many artists.


Highlights from the Episode

  • There is a big hairy monster attacking Millennials and keeping them from starting businesses.  This monster crushes dreams in its wart-covered hands.  It laughs and laughs as the shards of crushed dreams slide through its fingers.
  • This monster is beatable though.  Millennials just need some practice and some tenacity.  By fighting back, little by little the monster gets smaller and smaller until… poof! it’s gone.
  • The New York Times article referenced.
  • Is entrepreneurship dead or dying for those under 35 right now? I don’t think so.
  • Check out Not Your Average Financial Podcast.  The stat referenced is from episode 2.
  • I share 5 of the hundreds of reasons why.
  • The Forbes article referenced in reason 2.


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  • Living life on our own terms is a requirement for most Millennials.  Entrepreneurship is still the #1 way to make it happen.
  • We’re passionate about helping Millennials become and succeed as entrepreneurs, even in the face of their own debt monsters.  Please reach out to us and we’ll see how we can help you (even if it’s simply introducing you to the person who helped us).


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