Sunday, April 07, 2013

10 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

James Altucher of Huffington Post (2013, April 5) posits ten cogent reasons why people might consider quitting their corporate jobs and heading out on their own as entrepreneurs in the coming year:
  1. The middle class is dead.
  2. You've been replaced.
  3. Corporations do not like you.
  4. Money is not happiness.
  5. Too many people can make a major decision that can ruin your life.
  6. Your job is not satisfying your needs.
  7. Your retirement plan is inadequate.
  8. You are running out of excuses.
  9. Small steps toward self-employment are feasible.
  10. You realize that abundance will never come from your job.
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I generally try to talk people out of becoming entrepreneurs because the risks are great -- you can lose everything. However, those with the predisposition and resources for entrepreneurship will always take the leap regardless. For the record, I have owned and operated my own business since 1992 with no regrets. More about my business at:

Source: Altucher, J (2013, April 5), 10 Reasons to Quit Your Job This Year, Huffington Post.

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