Networking in Korea

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Looking Back on 2017

2017 was quite a year for me. I just went all in on Flower Gift Korea a month before the year started, after running an Engish Gyosoopso located in Seoul with my wife for close to four years. Even though my flower business technically started in April 2016, it was just a side business at the time.
Looking back, it was a little risky to leave a business that allowed me to make a living, but my wife and I both knew that once February hit, we would see a spike in sales, which was actually the case. From February on, our sales month to month were good enough to help us keep enough money to survive, save some money, and help chip away at our loans.
2017 was also the year I started this blog and podcast. Even though I haven’t been creating much content for Entrepreneur Korea recently, I still

How I grew my Business Network in Korea from my Home

My perfect vacation includes a really nice hotel by the beach and unlimited access to food and drinks, and that’s it. I don’t need to go to fun places, or do fun water sports, or visit historical monuments. I’m good just chilling in an air-conditioned room and going to the beach for a bit, and maybe visiting a few places here and there, if the places aren’t very far. Yup, I’m pretty boring if you really get to know me, so I don’t really go out to many events, except for the ones I have to go to, like weddings, family gatherings, etc. That is why it is a challenge for me to attend networking events in Seoul, South Korea. But I attend them as much as I can because I know how important it is as an entrepreneur to grow your network, with all types of people in different

Believing in Yourself

It is such a common phrase, “Believe in Yourself!” But it is such an important phrase, especially if you are an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs are people who take risks, which means things don’t always go as planned, actually, they almost always never go as planned. When things don’t go as planned, it is easy to feel down. You begin to doubt the decision you made, you start thinking of the people who told you NOT to do what you are doing, and you start thinking about what a failure you are, or at least this is what I experienced. GET OVER YOURSELF! And this is the message I try to tell myself. I remember reading the Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod and he believed that he was allowed to feel bad for 5 minutes and then had to move on. I tried and try to do that, but I guess it’s