Regardless of who you look up to professionally I promise at some point they thought about quitting. Stepping out to do your own thing is against the foundational grain of everything they teach you in school and to most, it’s not only scary, but irresponsible.
The funny thing about that is that the vast majority of these “safe” jobs that we’re encouraged to take are only in existence because of someone taking a chance and doing their own thing. Most people will try and fail.
Not because they weren’t capable of succeeding, but because they weren’t capable of persevering through the early stages of self doubt, financial discomfort, and navigating uncharted waters.
If you want something bad enough, discouragement will fuel you, not defeat you. You’ll find a way when it’s the only way. Photo by @rikkihernandez