If you've decided that 2018 is the year that you're finally going to launch that big side project you've been working on, congratulations! Taking the plunge is honestly the hardest part. But now it's time to really focus your effort and energies on making your dream a reality.
While we've published loads of guides on how to get your start-up off the ground, one piece of advice from millennial business coach and YouTuber Erin Henry about the one mistake we're all making really stood out. Erin notes relationship building as one of the most important factors in achieving success, but points out that we can be guilty of relying too heavily on technology and social media for building connections. Instead, she says we need to connect IRL. "Really take the time to nurture the relationships offline, whether it be just calling someone on the phone. . . really listening when you're having conversations with people."
It's solid advice we'll be following this year — watch the video for the rest of Erin's nuggets of wisdom.