Updated: Jul 31, 2019
Entrepreneurship, It’s not for the weak. Unless you’re willing to stand when everyone is sitting, stay awake while the rest of the world sleeps, be a minority when it comes to business & discover failure over and over … and over again.. then entrepreneurship isn’t for you.
We have to be willing to get back up after we’ve been knocked down by rejection, criticism and doubt. We have to be willing to chase something that nobody else is & sometimes when nobody else believes in it in hopes that one day it will pay off.
When choosing to be an entrepreneur. You have to know that you are choosing a lifestyle. Many people assume that because they own a business that they're now an Entrepreneur, but in all reality we can be employees to our own companies. Lets take a look at the difference of being self employed & being an entrepreneur.
self-em·ployed working for oneself as a freelancer or the owner of a business rather than for an employer:
en·tre·pre·neur a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so:
Now lets not confuse the two. If you're exchanging dollars for hours then you're either an employee for someone else or self- employed. If you're exchanging hours for hopes, dreams & "maybes" then chances are you're an entrepreneur.