When you put yourself into a role like "coach" "parent" or "student" you identify as that role.
Picture yourself wearing a hat where that is written across the front.
Because of that identification, we look at the world from that role.
The student can't possibly start a business because, after all, they are a student.
The entrepreneur who can't possibly go back to school, after all, they're an entrepreneur, and so on.
This identification with a title serves as a lens, a filter.
It shapes what you see, or don't see.
It might be helpful to remember that despite being an "entrepreneur" you also are much more – you may be creative, enjoy learning, be a son, someone who appreciates art, and so on...
If you are feeling frustrated because you find yourself in a box, or lacking the progress you'd like to see, it may be time to expand your view of who you are.
You are more than a title, no matter how much you identify with it.
What would happen if you put on a bigger hat?
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