The idea of entrepreneurship is beautiful. You wake up each day believing you’re in control of your life and can spend that day doing whatever you want. All the while, your business is generating income taking away the stress of financial pressures. You are creating something that lets you live life on your terms and make an impact in the life of others. The income and other opportunities are a fun bonus.
While the idea is great, the everyday reality doesn’t always equal the dream. Depending on what stats you believe, there are entrepreneurs quitting their businesses as fast others are starting one. Entrepreneurship can be a hard lonely journey at times and the issues are compounded when not enough income is being generated.
Successful entrepreneurs understand that challenges are lessons and opportunities for greater growth. They overcome obstacles because of their understanding of these four points. Use these principles to build a business that gives you financial security and true freedom in every area of your life.
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Entrepreneurial ideas can change the world. The entrepreneurial mind is the common ingredient that unites different, successful types of business leaders, all of whom are driving progress, creating value, and generating wealth within their respective fields.
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Why Entrepreneurship Programs for Engineers Fail
Entrepreneurs are known for their creativity and risk tolerance; engineers, mathematicians, and health care workers typically aren’t. Consider, for example, the ideal attributes of a civil engineer building an interstate bridge near your home. Do you picture a risk-tolerant engineer who is highly comfortable with uncertainty, or one who tends to prefer mathematical certainly?
— Leer en hbr.org/2018/05/why-entrepreneurship-programs-for-engineers-fail