4 years later.
a year ago. exactly a year ago, I wrote a short feature article entitled "three years later".
three years had then passed.
exactly four years have passed today. and that’s why I have written this feature article.
4 years ago, exactly on that day, I pressed the button and stopped working for someone else.
I started working for myself. I started building my own company.
paraphrasing the lyrics of one of the Polish hits, today, exactly as a year ago, I am asking myself the same question. importantQuestion.
what do I have today and what don’t I have?
I have more and more time. a bit more. for my family. for myself.
I have time to mature. adultMaturing.
I mature. I grow up. I know what is important.
I am able to give up. I do.
I give up what is not mine.
I don’t have to have everything.
I don’t have to do everything.
I don’t have to work with everyone.
I mature with my children. I watch how I together with my wife mature.
we accompany our children.
more and more of them and less and less of us.
that’s the normal thing, as a matter of fact, quite nice.
I used to have 3 companies, now I have 1.
I develop it. I specialize and extend.
I do, I perform. I know what to do to succeed, to achieve.
I have my unique modus operandi on the market. some say it's a BusinessModel.
it is both a modus operandi and a way of getting partners to work.
I trust them. I don’t sign cooperation agreements with them.
if it hadn’t been for the button, I wouldn’t have them. I wouldn’t have them if I hadn’t left.
I wouldn’t know the market from the perspective of the company owner, creator, contractor and decision-maker.
for me this world, the world of the entrepreneur is interesting.
more interesting than a corporate job on a full-time basis.
transferable competencies, i.e. I have checked, I am still checking the effectiveness on various markets and in various areas. versatility is invaluable.
I become modest, I become humble.
I am modest. I am humble.
I learn from them. they learn from me. we learn from one another.
they appreciate my work. they recommend me. thank you.
3 of them, without informing me, put my company’s services in this year’s budgets.
costs of my own business activities. I prepare financial statements more and more efficiently.
I generate a profit which is increasing.
the consciousness of the value of my own investment. I invest cautiously. I manage my finances differently. I know what I spend money on.
I am reliable. my company is a reliable partner.
I have tristan tresar. my name is tristan. tristan tresar.
I’m minimal. I’m black and white. I don’t like greyness and shades.
I like unambiguous business situations.
I still have many colleagues – both men and women. there are more of them.
it’s a group of people who like disputing about topics important for us.
we meet. we talk. we learn.
it’s a club of sales and marketing teams which achieve their goals again.
I merge sales departments with marketing departments.
which are successful and receive recognition.
and I don’t have:
I teach other bosses now. and I? I don’t want to have a boss anymore.
so many foreign business trips. I don’t miss them.
I ask for feedback in every situation important to me.
bonus for me means a positive financial result.
now I shorten them. I know how important it is for those who have many of them. oh, I don’t envy you that.
I help others to determine it. I have 3.12.48.
however, one thing I know is that I know it was worth it.
it was worth to press the button.
why? because I prove myself that I can use my competencies effectively in other markets. it is important to me. because it was the reason why I left the company.
so I have pros and cons. and YOU?
I wish you all, both those who do some business activities and those who don’t, best of luck.