If there’s one thing I love more than most, it’s the process of creating, building, and expressing myself.
And that’s exactly what this website is about: sharing my personal experiences and stories to help you relate, and hopefully walk away inspired with a new perspective on life.
When the journey began
Through out my teenage years (I’m in my 20’s) I was like a lost little sheep without its shepherd.
I didn’t know where to go, the reasons behind what I did, what I wanted to do or what my purpose was.
On top of that I dealt with a lot of bullying, so my level of self esteem was awful.
After school I went to college for 2 years studying mechanics, then went onto studying music tech for a year.
Though I passed them both, it meant nothing to me.
I knew deep down it wasn’t what I wanted to do.
So I started making music for 2 – 3 years and found myself at a cross roads again after feeling “burnt” out.
It wasn’t until 2012 when I started to take this seriously… after being made redundant.
The Big Transition
That same year, months before I started this website I was working in a factory job.
It was a toxic environment full of people who moaned, bitched and complained about their situations.
As well as gossiped and did whatever it took to make others feel as miserable as they were.
After just 3 months I was made redundant and that’s when it finally hit me…
The Sleeping Entrepreneur Had Finally Awakened⏰
I’d been dying to get into entrepreneurship for a good portion of my later teenage years. But I never had the courage to do it.
As well as the fact I was brainwashed to believe “college is the only way” and you “have to get a job to succeed”.
So I started diving into everything I needed to know about self employment, starting a business, taxes and so on.
That lead me to my journey of personal development, self discovery and finding my purpose in life.
That’s when I later started my top 100 personal development site: Just Be Real back in November 2012. With the purpose of sharing my “life” and expressing all the opinions I’ve kept bottled up for so many years.
Since then I’ve been blogging for the past 6+ years. And have learned how to attract 100,000’s of thousands of visitors a month through the power of content marketing.
Along the way, I also started my first business in 2013 after selling ALL my video games, a TV, and anything else that would distract me from my goals.
I went from playing video games to selling them, making about £3000+ a week in a matter of months after expenses.
Since I was a teenager I’ve always loved the thought of business.
To me I’ve “never” been unemployed, because even if I was, i spent my time selling things. Whether it’s CD’S, music, video games or clothes.
Fast forward to 2018
The #1 thing I strive for is to leave a legacy and make a difference with the things I build and create.
But the story isn’t as pretty as it sounds
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