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Make Up Your Mind to Pursue the American Dream

As December draws to a close and the new year dawns, The Entrepreneur’s Source® (TES) encourages you to make 2021 the year you succeed in achieving the American dream.

The last day of December is dubbed “Make Up Your Mind Day,” and its purpose is to encourage people to quit waffling and follow through with a decision. There are more than 31.7 million small businesses, employing 60.6 million people in the United States, according to the Small Business Administration. Yet, many Americans are afraid to leave the corporate rat race, despite feeling battered and bruised in their current roles.

People do not pursue their dreams because the fear of change and failure can be overwhelming. We use the acronym here at TES to help the clients we work with to see past their fears and not hold their dreams hostage.  FEAR is just False Evidence Appearing Real.  Make Up Your Mind Day is the time to sit down and create a list of pros and cons and make a decision to change your future for the better.

“Owners tackle their fear of the unknown and pursue the American dream to achieve financial freedom. Our Career Ownership Coaches™ can help guide you on your path to self-sufficiency and help you define and archive your goals,” said Terry Powell, Visionary Founder of The Entrepreneur’s Source®. “We offer our coaching services at no cost to help give all Americans the opportunity and confidence to achieve their dream.”

Make Up Your Mind to End Battered Career Syndrome®

Commit to ending Battered Career Syndrome® by considering a career change. The days of long-time career security are over for corporate employees. An increasing number of Americans are suffering from Battered Career Syndrome®, which is preventing them from achieving their vision. Battered Career Syndrome® is being subjected to the frustration of having to start over again after being downsized or laid off because your job has been outsourced, disappeared or that the company has cut back. People suffering from battered career syndrome are working longer hours for less pay. Lack of job security and financial strain increases stress, which can be damaging to your physical health. Over time, stress can cause high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Make Up Your Mind to Set Goals

One of the first steps to successfully achieving career satisfaction is to understand your goals, needs and expectations for the future. Career Ownership Coaches™ with the Entrepreneur’s Source® can help put you on a path to achieving the American Dream by helping you discover self-sufficiency and financial freedom. Our coaches will help you discover your Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity™ goals so you can explore the possibilities available outside of corporate America. They can give you the tools of discovery to determine if entrepreneurship is part of your future.

Make Up Your Mind to Consider Franchising or Start Up

Fear of failure is one of the main reasons people do not make up their minds to pursue their dreams. Approximately 20 percent of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, and only 25 percent make it to the 15-year mark, according to Investopedia, an online financial resource. Most businesses fail because of improper planning, lack of funding, bad real estate location and inefficient marketing, Investopedia reports. Franchising offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to be their own boss with a proven business model, training and support. Career Ownership Coaches™ will guide you and provide you with confidence about your future. They will allow you to explore the possibility of franchising and present you with possibilities from the more than 250 franchisees in their referral network.


Our Career Ownership Coaches™ work with people to help them reach a point of clarity and determine which direction is best for them, whether it’s investing in franchising, starting their own business or finding a new role in the corporate world.  Our primary goal is to have our clients reach a point of clarity, and we celebrate when they achieve this goal, whether it’s becoming an entrepreneur or taking a new corporate job.


If you are ready to make up your mind and discover your own American Dream, visit www.entrepreneurssource.com. Work with more than 100 Career Ownership Coaches™ to discover your career goals, or check out our new guide, “Your Career 2.0®: A Survival Guide for The Battered Career and Investor Syndrome®.”

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