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Americans love the overnight success story. It plays right into the American dream narrative. If one individual can get rich quickly, so can you. But what really happens when you are an overnight success?

Don’t believe the hype.

Too many entrepreneurs — especially, young entrepreneurs — get caught in a vicious mind game. They become their own worst enemies and the devastation can be catastrophic for their businesses. So how did I go from working at a Chick-Fil-A at 16, a kid with zero power, to running my own seven-figure e-commerce agency? I’ll tell you how.

I asked myself a simple question, “Why shouldn’t it be me?” This question alleviates a lot of pressure when it comes to tackling the mind and reaching for the stars. Some might call it the secret to my success, but if you were to ask me, I would tell you the real secret to my success is keeping an open mind.