The Benefits Of Entrepreneurship

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Many people know from a very young age that the workplace setting is not a good fit for them. These people create and operate their own business and they are then known as entrepreneurs and not employees. Just about anyone can become an entrepreneur. Any individual with as little as $100 can be a business owner. No matter your background anyone can become an entrepreneur. One entrepreneur who we are all familiar with goes by the name of Oprah Winfrey. Oprah Winfrey had a rough upbringing and was even fired and is to this day the richest African American of the 21st century. She has a net worth of over $3 billion, she is without a doubt an entrepreneur success story. A few other entrepreneurs that we are all familiar with are Walt Disney, J.K Rowling, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates just to name a few.
With the freedom that entrepreneurship provides, it makes no sense to work for someone. Research suggest that being an entrepreneur is preferred over the average nine-five job because it’s more flexible, allows more freedom, Fast retirement, and No Boss.
Entrepreneurship comes with many benefits. One of those benefits is the flexibility that it allows an individual to have. Time is very precious and something we can’t get back. So, why allow someone to tell you what to do with 40 hours out of your week? In a traditional work setting you are told when you can eat and when to get back to work. That may be flexible for the employer but not so much for the employee. Entrepreneurs start and stop working when it is convenient for them and not an employer. They are not always on the same repetitive time schedule every day. Every day is new in the life of an entrepreneur. You wake up when you want and sleep in if you like. Being an employee, you don’t have the option to wake up when you want. You are on the companies schedule to fit their needs. If an employee tried to work based on an entrepreneur schedule they would end up jobless. Flexibility is a plus to an entrepreneur because not everyone is a morning person.
Some people think better when they do things on their own time. Flexibility is very important to an individual who has or would like to start a family. Families require a lot of attention. Without
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