Day 3 – Freedom in Business
Talking of which, today’s challenge is to answer the following question:
What’s your definition of freedom in business and adventure in life?
It would be easy to answer “doing what I want when I want” but with freedom comes responsibility, not least responsibility to yourself.
To me freedom in business means being able to earn a good living by providing value to others whilst being able to make my own decisions about how and where I live and work. It means being able to do work that you love whilst maintaing a balance in life. Having time for your loved ones, family, friends, the things in life you enjoy and not becoming all consumed by your business.
It doesn’t mean ending up an employee of your own business, having to work all the hours you can to keep it ticking over. I know just how easy it is to fall into that trap!
You still need to be disciplined, but that is a whole lot easier when you enjoy what you do. You still need to do the work, to give value to others.
Freedom in business means being able to make choices that are true to you, rather than choices out of necessity.
And adventure in life? That would be about new experiences, expanding your horizons, knowing that you can make your life anything you want it to be.
Maybe it would be better to say that life itself is an adventure…