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What's up interwebs?! Well here we go... I avoided this like the plague for so long, but here I am. In this, my first ever blog post and accompanying YouTube video I'm going to be sharing about why I avoided it, why I'm starting it, and where we're going on this journey.
First, a bit about me. My name is Ben, I'm 31 and married to my childhood sweetheart with 2 amazing kids. Real 2.4 children kind of stuff. Ever since I can remember I've had a keen interest in business. My first venture that I remember was around the age of 11. I'd just started high school and was selling gel pens on the black market to my fellow students. I would buy 10 for £1 and sell 2 for £1. "premium gel pens" I called them. No overheads that's an 80% profit margin. Nice for a while, but the demand didn't last.
So I begged my mum to let me get a job at 12 and eventually, somehow, managed to snag one at a hotel for £2.50 an hour. Pretty sure that was highly illegal even in the...