My journey in entrepreneurship started the day I had to ditch my high school graduation practice ceremony. The shipment of screen printing equipment arrived unexpectedly early to the small warehouse we had just leased. After a strange conversation with a teacher, I rushed over to help accept the shipment and relieve my dad who was very upset about having to leave work. The shipping trucks left my two best friends and I staring at the pallets filled with equipment.
I was 18. I didn’t know how to screen print or anything about running a business and in 1 month, $1,000 was due for rent and utilities. With a $10,000 loan from my dad weighing heavy on my mind, going bust was simply not an option.
This my notebook about what happened next, the lessons I’ve learned, and my take on the game of business.
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