Changing Your Employee Mindset
When we leave our day jobs to become entrepreneurs we have to “unlearn” what it means to be an employee. It took me a full year to rid myself of the employee mindset! One of my clients gave me a much needed kick in the pants. She explained to me that I was not her employee and therefore did not need to share everything I did in my business. All that time I was thinking she was my BOSS not my CLIENT – big mistake!
When you become an entrepreneur it requires a change in your mindset. So, remember…
You are the boss; not the employee.
The buck stops with you!
You make the decisions – the decisions are not dictated to you!
Don’t look to your clients for direction.
- Who you work with
- What you do
- When you do it
- How you do it
- Where you do it
- And for how much
Set business policies and stick to them!
Making the transition from employee to entrepreneur is a life changing experience!
Take the the time to embrace it.
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Thanks for reading!
Enjoy your day – Susan
Susan Mershon started The Techie Mentor ™ in 2013 to teach Virtual Assistants the systems + skills they need to start + run a successful business. With a strong base in project management, Susan brings her love of systems and teaching to offer training and mentoring to new and experienced Virtual Assistants. She’s taught thousands of students her unique system that teaches the skills clients are looking for + the systems you need to offer your knowledge as a service professional. This proven system will help you stand out as a professional, earn you more money and free up your precious time.