Don’t underestimate the commitment it takes to become an entrepreneur. Ask yourself these questions before you dive into a new business endeavor.
Today’s post is by Tim Mercer, founder of IBOXG, and the ForbesBooks author of Bootstrapped Millionaire: Defying the Odds of Business (CLICK HERE to get your copy).
As COVID-19 causes layoffs and extends uncertainty about employment in 2021, many people are considering new options, reinventing themselves, or trying to decide whether working for themselves is more desirable than finding another 9-to-5 job that might not last.
Entrepreneurship brings a lot of freedom, responsibility, and risks, and before people commit to taking that big step there are several important questions they should ask themselves.
Entrepreneurship is a career that offers a kind of freedom and personal satisfaction you simply cannot get from traditional 9-to-5 employment. You will never know if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur unless you take the leap of faith and experience it yourself.
It’s a big decision, though, involving many factors and inherent risks. There is a lot to navigate and endure en route to reaching your dream destination of professional and financial freedom, and many don’t make it because they simply weren’t cut out for the challenge to begin with.
People who are considering entrepreneurship should first ask themselves these five questions: Read more