I thought I’d drive a Ferrari by now!

Somehow I just turned 35 years old. For those of you my age or my senior I’m preaching to the choir – but wasn’t it yesterday that I was 21 and carefree? I’m not complaining, my life is still pretty carefree despite having different responsibilities and priorities. But time sure does fly. At 35 I definitely still have a lot to learn, but at 21 I sure was clueless. Or maybe I was just fearless, or better said – had less to lose. Starting a business at such a young age can be a beautiful thing because so little is at stake. Or at least that’s the way I figured it. We started Axxess with $30k borrowed from family. That was a huge number to me back then and I didn’t take it lightly, but I also knew that time was on my side and even if the venture failed it was a small price to pay (& if I did fail I promised to pay everyone back).

I was just reading something about how hard it is for people to quit a job and start or buy a business and it got me thinking about all the clients we have who simply grabbed their “you know what” and went for it. Here’s a few that did so under the age of 35 (and many of them under 30!):


Clueless yet Brilliant

Sean, Pizza Mizza
Chanda,  Im=X Pilates
Bryan & Keri, Sustainable Vine Wine Tours
Christian, Oreana Winery
Steve, Cafe Intl.
Walter & Husam, Domino’s Pizza
Cari, Santa Barbara Gift Baskets
Jim, California Pasta
Kevin & Daniel, Green Star Coffee
Evan, WheelHouse
Alex, Ultimate Bagels
Tim, Gozzano Computer Consulting
Nick, Crossfit Goodland
Ryan, Absolute Events
Jared, Nutes
Jhonny, Jhonny’s Pest Control
Erik & Patrick, Movegreen
Carlos, Los Agaves
Grant, Dogtown
Ty, Carp Sports
Jay & Ron, Silvergreens

There are probably more, but that’s it for now…and none of them drive a Ferrari…yet!

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