In today’s world everyone either works, don’t want to work, Mooch or Becomes their own boss and with so many things being available to us it makes it easier for people to create a business and become their own boss. Now the thing with being your own boss is that you need A Team (A Solid One) and People you believe in you dream or vision and want to Support You. Some people are able to achieve these thing with no problem while others like myself have a difficult time find a good team or gaining the support.
Now for me I have the support of strangers but not the support of my friends, and that shit is crucial in the steps of creating a business. Having the support of your friends is the backbone of your company’s structure. It’s the motivation and encouragement that gives you the confidence and positive mindset that makes you feel like your ideas aren’t just stupid pipe dreams. It’s rare for someone to go hey check out my friends Company with out me having to message them and tell them to do so yet more often than naught If I come out with a new t-shirt that people like they’re the first ones asking me to get them a free shirt and the part that pisses me off the most is that most the ones that I did give free shirts to has yet to post them wearing it or anything. But dollar bet they’ll post a OOTD (Outfit Of The Day) or show off their newest Shoes, Belt, Earring, Make up, or whatever it is from some expensive store in a heart beat and honestly that shit does piss me the fuck off because you’ll go out of your way to support a big business but then act like showing support of a small business is doing to much. I only have three friends that have actually Supported me with out me having to bug them about it because they see my vision. Outside of that come to me with the typical “Oh this shirt is Cute/Sweet/Dope, OMG can I have one?” or “I’ll Shout you out when I take a picture or go to a party”. But the one I’ve been hearing constantly is “Oh, Well I get paid next Friday so I’ll get one then” or “I get paid Friday so can I just have the shirt now and then pay you later?”
Like is it so fucking irritating that majority of the excuses I hear comes from MY OWN FUCKING FAMILY AND FRIENDS!!!!! Like are you fucking serious!? And granted I understand that sometimes you don’t have the money to physically buy my products and that’s not the point of this Post/Rant the point is that you see someone trying to achieve a dream and you do nothing to trying and help that dream become a reality and when you do decide to do something you feel as if you need to be accommodated and rewarded right then and there for your actions.
So the to make things clear this post isn’t here to run a guilt trip on anyone nor manipulate you into buying shirts but just to express my frustrations when having to sit here and do all this work, putting sweating and literally tears from multiple mental breakdowns only to have “Friends” come around when the hard work begins paying off and talking about how much that were there for me and all that other bullshit. The road to success is a lonely one filled with depression, insanity, and constant self-doubt. If know someone that has a dream or wants to create something great; Support them listen to their ideas and let them know that they’re doing a good job along the way so When they finish their product they can know that someone was proud of them. Even after that share it and let the world see it and let who ever created it know the world loved it. But that was only have of this Post/Rant Now to get into what makes “A Team”.
For some people a team is just a group of people that’s just with them while they take care of business. A true Team is a group of people that share the same goals and want to be successful and also want the team and everyone in it to gain that same success. The problem with today’s groups is that few people know how to work together. Yea the goal is to become successful but groups are only a team when things benefit them and when they see things are falling apart they are quick to jump ship and abandon the ones they once called friends just because they are afraid of failure. With me and Robot Empire I have one saying and rule I as people to follow; “Believe In Me and I’ll Never Let You Down, Share In My Vision and We’ll Rise to Greatness Together. The reason for this is that I want to know who is truly there to help me make this company grow into something greater and who is here just to piggy-back my hard work. I was going to make a list of people who actually help but that wouldn’t have solved anything. But like I’ve said earlier don’t claim we’re a team if you aren’t helping me and don’t expect free shit just because you know me. You want to help? You want to support me? Then show it and buy a shirt, wear it and tell people where you got it from or just share the website and let others know about Robot Empire. It’s fucked up to be a part-time supporter when your friends have dreams because anybody who knows me know that I like being a fan and it’s cool to see something go from being underground to being exposed to the public eye.
So in conclusion if you support me don’t just say it, prove it because if you had something you wanted to share with the world you would be mad at me for not caring.