my name is Tope Hassan, a broke entrepreneur.
last week, I had to announce to my team
that I could no longer fund their services at isoko.africa
so we had to let go of our team
in the midst of these, I could not afford to pay my rent
for over a month now.
As you know, depression and self doubt set in
I blamed myself for becoming a failure
for failing to do what Mark Zuckerberg could do
or all the entrepreneurs who built great companies
from startups, with no capital and small team
yet today, have the biggest companies
I thought, what a failure…
trying to remember why I even started it.
in the middle of these, I found strength and remembered
:life is tough darling, so are you:
I don’t know what you’re going thru
but remember to
be kind to yourself
you are not your failures
you are your lessons and the effort you put in every day
“and if you doubt yourself
remember to hold the process loose and the goal, dearly”
affirmations for week 5
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