It was late 2011. We were graduating soon. I came home from my part-time job.
He asked me to come to his flat. We sat on the red couch, in the living room. A moment that I'll never forget was about to unveil and set up the tone for the rest of our lives.
Let’s start start a business online, he said - let’s become online marketers.
We looked at youtube videos of people living their best lives, travelling the world, working from the comfort of home, earning from their laptops.
They seemed happy. Seemed human. But not of them lived in Hull, UK, where we were.
It didn't seem to concern Toby. He believed. He told me how these people used the financial crisis in 2008 to pick themself up from redundancy and economic hardship and start something new - an online business.
Let's do it - he said. Let's make this happen and travel the world.
I said yes.
Was I afraid? yes.
Was I unsure where to start? Yes
Was I unsure if I was capable? Yes
Thankfully, I felt it all and did it anyway.
It's been 9 years. Travel, freedom, challenges, ideas, reinvented ideas and thankfully, gratefully, wonderfully, all the things in between.
Right now he's sitting across me reading a book about animals to Andres. We spent the morning working on our businesses and planning on how we can help more people do the same, especially during these times.
The crisis has come again, in ways I wished to have never imaged let alone experience, us and anyone else in the world.
We don't have many solutions for what's going on, unfortunately, only prayers and positive thoughts. For ourselves, we stand true to the one solution that has worked for our dreams for 9 years - an Online Business.
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