The siren allure of entrepreneurship is that you get to be your own boss. In reality, though, being an entrepreneur does not absolve you from answering to other people, such as investors and clients. Another widely held and highly erroneous idea has it that as an entrepreneur the day automatically becomes your oyster to rock as you will. However, if your goal is to wrest a pearl from that oyster, or more specifically a viable livelihood apart from your entrepreneurial stance, than you will have to work very hard, with absolutely no proof of any pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. In fact, most committed entrepreneurs find that thole nine to five thing goes right out the window.
- Far from being absolved of having to answer to anyone, entrepreneurs need to justify their actions to investors and clients alike.
- Far from having the luxury to waste the day, many entrepreneurs find that they have to put in more than the usual nine to five office hours.
- Finally, even working unbelievably hard hours and justifying every penny is no guarantee that any entrepreneurial trek will end with a pot of gold.
“Far too many people think being an entrepreneur involves rolling out of bed when you want, never having to answer to anyone and making piles of money.”
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