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Why an Entrepreneurial Mindset Is Actually a Bad Thing Do you know who you are outside of your business?

By Raul Villacis

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Entrepreneur Network partner Raul Villacis has been an entrepreneur for almost two decades, and over that time he has built his brand and created a successful real estate company. He identified himself as synonymous with his business ventures and threw everything he had into them.

But, when the market crashed and real estate values plummeted, Villacis realized he was too connected to his work and tried to separate himself, if only by a degree.

He had to consider who he was outside of his businesses.

It wasn't easy. He traveled the world seeking personal improvement, spending half a million dollars on his personal journey.

Watch the video to learn why that journey was worth it.

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Raul Villacis

Entrepreneur Leadership Network® Contributor

Entrepreneur, investor and coach for CEOs, Entrepreneurs

 Raul Villacis is an entrepreneur, investor, author and speaker. He's the CEO of Next Level Experience and The Next Level Real Estate. Visit him on Facebook or at his website.

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