#145 Learning the Hard Way (Part 1) - with Eric Vevang

June 02, 2023 00:36:39
#145 Learning the Hard Way (Part 1) - with Eric Vevang
Stronger Business Podcast
#145 Learning the Hard Way (Part 1) - with Eric Vevang

Jun 02 2023 | 00:36:39

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Show Notes

They say experience is the best teacher, and in the realm of business, we couldn't agree more! 

As entrepreneurs and professionals, we often wear many hats and juggle multiple responsibilities, and it's not uncommon to find ourselves feeling overwhelmed and drained. In Part 1 of this episode, Eric shares his entrepreneurial journey from selling golf balls as a kid to growing an empire in the sod industry. Eric's journey began with a vision and unwavering determination. He poured his heart and soul into his business, working long hours, making sacrifices, and pushing boundaries. His hard work paid off, and his sod venture skyrocketed, crossing the coveted three-million-dollar milestone. However, along with success came mounting pressure, constant decision-making, and the relentless pursuit of growth. Eric's drive and ambition took a toll on his well-being. He started experiencing burnout, a cocktail of physical and mental exhaustion that drained his passion and creativity. Recognizing the signs, Eric made a courageous decision. He chose to put his family, health, and happiness first and sold his business. It wasn't an easy choice, but he knew it was the right one. Eric realized that success without personal well-being is not sustainable in the long run. 

In Part 2 of this episode, Eric will share what he learned from his experience and how you can avoid falling into the same situation. Remember, setbacks are not failures, but rather opportunities to grow and refine your entrepreneurial journey. Embrace the challenges, learn from them, and never stop striving for improvement. The path to success is paved with lessons learned the hard way. 

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