#012: Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?


“Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

In this episode, JP and Ben get away from the typical show format and go “off-the-cuff.”  They dive into some important topics such as:

·      What is life on the road like as a digital nomad?

·      How being a “Trep” gives you a sense of freedom, but also increased responsibility.

·      The psychological battle most people have when asking themselves if they can be an entrepreneur.

·      How to properly evaluate if something should be put on your “to-do” list.

Show Notes:

·      JP and Ben catch up on the last week.  [0:38]

·      Ben discusses life on the road with a family, and the struggles of keeping productive with so many distractions.  [5:41]

·      Ben tells us why Fridays don’t mean anything to an entrepreneur.  [10:35]

·      The perks of being an entrepreneur.  [17:56]

·      The guys talk about the personality traits of an entrepreneur, and if there is an ideal personality.  [20:44]

·      JP tells a great anecdote about having the right mentality of success.  [28:17]

·      Ben discusses his new criteria for deciding if an idea or task is worth pursuing.  [30:45]

Resources and Links:

·      Treps Journey Episode #2:  Do You Know Your “Why”?

·      Treps Journey Episdoe #3:  Creating Your Personal Vision

·      Treps Journey Episode #6:  How To Prioritize Like A Champion

·      NC State University – College of Textiles

·      Georgia Aquarium

·      Gary Vaynerchuk

·      The One Thing by Gary Keller

·      Essentialism by Greg McKeown