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How I Got Out of a Funk (and Saved My Business)

He realized he was standing in the way of his own progress.

This story appears in the January 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

When I was 19 years old, I delivered bread to grocery stores. But I dreamed of entrepreneurship -- writing, speaking, coaching and traveling the world while building a location-independent business -- and worked up the nerve to walk away from my steady paycheck. I took a few online courses, hired some coaches and teachers, and educated myself on the worlds of digital marketing and branding.

Kimanzi Constable
Kimanzi Constable achieving the work/life balance.

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