It was a year ago. I had 15 people working for me, my business was losing money every month, I was stressed beyond belief, and everyone thought I was successful. “You know, Jeff,” my business coach told me, “you don’t have to do this.”
But I did. At least, I thought I did. When you’re good at something, you have to keep doing it even if it’s killing you, right?
After bootstrapping my company to a million dollars, I was now living in the stressful reality of running a seven-figure company.
So I did what smart entrepreneurs do in this situation. I hired a coach.
From blogger to CEO
I thought things would be easier, but now they were harder than ever. So, I reached out to my friend Casey Graham to help me make sense of this.
Casey coaches business owners on how to scale their companies, helping entrepreneurs become CEOs. Here’s what he told me when I asked to stop feeling so stressed about running a business: