Entrepreneurship isn't easy. There are no clear paths or rules in the dynamic world. Worst, many of the wannabe entrepreneurs of today are seduced into it by the Instagram posts of people lying around on beaches with cocktails in their hands. No wonder they are shocked by what they discover.
When someone writes from experience, as you have, it just sounds different and authentic. I can sense the difference because I have been self-employed for the past 8 years.
I hope people learn the lessons from this article.