Entrepreneurship used to be great. It used to be something that select people could pull off, but today, that’s different.
Over the years, entrepreneurs have achieved some kind of “rock star” status, attracting wantrepreneurs by the truckload…
You already know how hard it is to transfer what you’ve learned in school to the a real world working environment.
And nowhere is that more true in the start-up world, where everyone is expected to contribute from day one…
To help get you thinking about how you might use a career mulligan, and so we can all learn from the experience of others, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council this question:
At YouTern, we’ve been talking a lot lately about the “Gig Economy” and how the workplace will soon be dominated by contractors, super-temps and freelancers. But about that other group of independently-minded young careerist who wants to go it alone… but wants to build something amazing – like their own start-up or small business. Yep, we’re talking about a person taking independence to a whole ‘nother level: the entrepreneur. And so we don’t leave them out of the recent conversations about going it alone, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council this question: What advice would you give young
When I finally decided to leave my receptionist job, I was exhausted and burned out. I had made my job my number-one priority — and yet I could still barely pay my bills.
I loved what I did, but not the people in charge who showed no appreciation — and less passion. I felt I had enough experience and fresh ideas to start out on my own… it was time to be my own boss…
Our friends at YEC asked members of their council this entrepreneurship-related question from a reader… we thought the answers were enlightening. Read on!
Question: What do you consider to be the most common misconception about entrepreneurship?