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When I was over 100k in delinquent debt



When I was over 100k in delinquent debt on the brink of losing everything
I had to look myself in the mirror and take inventory.
After making what I considered a tremendous amount of money at the time, now I sit here and realized I exhausted my savings, investments, credit, and almost ALL resources.
I was blaming everything.
The economy, bad partners, bad employees, stock market, location, bad vendors...you name it...I blamed it.
But again, I had to take inventory
How did I get here?
Was it the economy?
or was it me?
Was it time to close businesses?
Sell businesses?
Sell assets?
Was I successful as I thought I was?
After careful consideration...
I came to the conclusion I did work hard...
I did do some things right....
but here I was...
because I made some bad decisions and didn't hustle hard enough.
Success made me soft.
I stopped doing what I did to get there and coasted a bit.
I did not prepare myself.
I did not insulate myself.
The economy WAS bad, but I still should have had better leverage...more savings....
I had multiple streams of income...but did I have enough?
I had to give myself some super tough love...
and I realized.
If I wanted to change it...I had to take responsibility and then change it my damn self!
It was truly my fault.
All Of It .

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