Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.
As business owners, many of us like to create a clear boundary between our personal and professional affairs. And with good reason! It’s not healthy to intertwine the two in a lot of ways. However, it’s also unhealthy to consider them to be oil and water.
Whether you like it or not, your business is an extension of you. Your personal beliefs about money could hold your business back without you even knowing it.
“Waste not, want not”
“Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves”
We’re drip-fed these lines over our formative years, usually with good intent. It’s hard to see at the moment how these words of ‘wisdom’ could do any harm…but their cumulative effect can have a tremendous stunting effect on your growth as an entrepreneur.
Remember that these beliefs take root in your subconscious long before you set…