Business or Career: How to balance the debate

Almost everyone at one point or the other  have heard  how sweet it is to be an entrepreneur, better still how important it is.

You must have heard how 7-5 is nothing but slavery and that no man becomes financially free by being a salary earner but no one tells the dark tales of entrepreneurship.

How that a large percentage of entrepreneurs get frustrated out of business by failures. How that they work so hard and don’t have the luxury of vacations amongst many other downsides.

How many people have been put under undue stress just because they have to meet up with the expectation of their world!

While being an entrepreneur is a great way to financial freedom it isn’t an automatic key to wealth. Also, it isn’t the only way!

Who is an Entrepreneur?
According to Infopaedia, an entrepreneur is an individual who creates a new business, bearing most of the risks and enjoying most of the rewards.

The process of setting up a business is known as entrepreneurship.

Does everyone really have to be an entrepreneur?

If everyone has to be an entrepreneur who will work for you when you become one?


A Better Angle
Entrepreneurship is great but not everyone is cut out for it!

Building a business from the scratch and making it a sustainable one for some would be an excruciating journey.

Some might never walk this path but would do great at contributing to another business or collaborating.

How to Get the Balance.
Breathe in and breathe out. Entrepreneurship isn’t the definition of success!

1. Discover yourself : Life and every other thing becomes simpler when you have a perception of yourself. Know your strengths and weaknesses.Know what you like and what you don’t like. What you do well and what you do excellently well. Identify your talent and your place of strength. Learn what you can play at and what you excel at.
No pressure!

2. Discover what works for you: Is it Administration that brings the best out of you or is it Collaboration or Management?

Do you enjoy watching a business grow or you love starting but you lose zeal with the day to day process?

3. Invest in Yourself: Let your knowledge of yourself guide you as to where to pull your weight. Invest in yourself. Get better at your strength. Wealth looks out for those who not just have something to offer but are great at what they do. Be the best at what you do. Keep learning.

4. Accept yourself: If you are great at working for others and you are passionate about that’s excellent too. Take a role where you can focus on your strengths and passion.

5. Be smart: There are other options that gives you financial freedom other than entrepreneurship.

Our next post will do justice to the alternative options of ENTREPRENEURSHIP!



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