The Legacy Nightmare

The champagne corks have popped, people have arrived and journalists are hovering. All that hard work, the sacrifice and commitment, the 24/7s and here you are; a successful exit. You’ve made it! Well done. But wait–it’s about to get ugly.

For most of us that have risen on the tide or the back of a trend, worked hard and succeeded, we feel entitled to our success and it’s a big moment in our lives. And why not. You deserve it. The spoils, the time off the money, the vacations to have and the yachts to rent or buy. All this to look forward to. Go ahead enjoy and spend it and have a blast. Buy that XKE.

But after it’s all over. After you bought the few cars, the horses, the ranches, the houses, and done the Med thing and yachts you suddenly realise the phone has stopped ringing (unless it’s someone who wants your money). There is no one to boss around, and your name has been taken off the buildings and assets you once owned. It’s only a matter of time an entire generation forgets who you are and what you’ve done. And suddenly it hits you right in the stomach.

You are alone–again. If you’re like I was, you will have identified yourself to the image and assets you kept. Your businesses were who you “were.” And now it’s just you in a fancy Range Rover and numbers in some account somewhere. For an entrepreneur that is worse than hell. That is the scary place. So here is a few philosophical ideas to think about if you’re not exactly there yet:

  1. You are not your assets.
  2. You are not important
  3. You have been part of circumstance and opportunity
  4. There will be others after you
  5. People will forget
  6. Money comes and it goes

Keep these ideas in mind because when it’s time to celebrate at least mentally you might be prepared. But then again it could be different still. What if you had an exit strategy and a plan? As entrepreneurs we need another project another reason to get up each day. Do you know what that is? Have you thought about it. Most don’t. If you haven’t, maybe you might think about hanging on a bit longer until you do.

About Me

I’m a seasoned Start-up CEO and property entrepreneur who built a property business worth over $200 million. Since 1992, I helped start a number of large scale businesses including a bank credit department, a mortgage company, and I built the largest single-branded real estate company across five countries in Central Europe. I also developed a portfolio of shopping centers and hypermarkets in Eastern Europe, constructing over two million square feet of retail space.

Today I am involved in the entrepreneur community, trying to share what I’ve learned and I serve as a mentor for startups.

I have authored a new business startup report called “How To Start A Business”. This shows you how to find, enter and profit immediately from a high demand market with virtually no competition… what I call a Blue-Sky Market!

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