For long I’ve had the vague idea that I want to be my own boss. Whether I mean it as “be the boss of my own life” or “be my own boss in career terms” is irrelevant right now. What is relevant is realising that to be your own boss, in any circumstance, requires exceptional self-management.
We tend to be creatures of habit. The majority of us like to avoid discomfort, confrontation, and pushing ourselves beyond our current and familiar boundaries. Self-management requires us to take responsibility for ourselves and our actions, hold ourselves accountable, and above all, have an unwavering motivation to reach for what we want.