Owning a business is a privilege

Years ago, my brother asked me about my business. At the time, I was overwhelmed with the responsibilities and obligations of running a business, so I kept saying, “I’ve got to do this,” and “I’ve got to do that.”

My brother told me I needed to change the letter o to the letter e as in I get to do so tasks, because I own a business. After initially scoffing at his suggestion, now I’m the beneficiary of his insight.

Owning a business is a privilege that many dream about, talk about, but never experience. While it’s easy to get bogged down in the day-to-day, switching got to with get to gives me a more positive mindset and reminds me how fortunate I am.

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