In December 2019, I decided to take a leap of faith and become a full-time entrepreneur. At that time, I was solely focused on growing my small video production company, and the word ‘entrepreneur’ was not nearly as hot as it is now. Being an entrepreneur was not my goal. My goal was to find new video clients and generate consistent revenue to keep the business alive and avoid failure. At the beginning of 2020, I found myself in survival mode. No money coming in, no new clients, and at that time, no hope to pull from. This was when I found myself searching for new business-focused groups to join. I started attending BNI Meetings, Chamber of Commerce mixers, and business ‘Lunch & Learns’ focused on topics I had no clue about. After a month of those meetings, it hit me like a train. I started feeling like I wasn’t supposed to be in those rooms and as if I had skipped the introductory stages of learning about business. I am here to tell you that the early stages of business and entrepreneurship are exciting, but daunting and meant to be filled with challenges, successes, and failures. It requires a strong will to take risks, a creative mind to develop innovative ideas, and the determination to turn those ideas into profitable businesses. However, with all the ups and downs that come with being an entrepreneur, one common issue that many entrepreneurs face is imposter syndrome. To overcome imposter syndrome, it is important for entrepreneurs to recognize that they are not alone. By acknowledging their feelings and talking to others about their experiences, entrepreneurs can gain a better understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses. Another way to combat imposter syndrome is to build a strong support system. This can include mentors, advisors, friends, and family members who can offer guidance and encouragement when times get tough. It is also crucial for entrepreneurs to celebrate their successes, no matter how small, and to recognize that every failure is an opportunity to learn and grow. By recognizing their own strengths and weaknesses, building a strong support system, and celebrating their successes, entrepreneurs can thrive in the exciting and challenging world of entrepreneurship. If you or anyone you know is experiencing imposter syndrome's typical ups and downs, please email me, and let’s work through your experiences together. Behind every limitless leader is a limitless team. Consider me a member of your team!