I let myself get off game and sent gear out without proper insurance and backup and of course bad stuff happened.
Spent the next day completely ineffective and angry. Head spinning and thinking why would I not follow my own policies and procedures.
At heart I am a creative and while I have run businesses for a long time I always feel at home in the creative position.
I struggle now to automate a business and live a life by design and not by chance.
Oh well. I guess thats why you set up systems and follow them. I would think that after all the experience doing this I wouldn’t repeat the same mistakes.
$10,000 lesson – Don’t rent gear to unknowns without proper deposits and insurance.