People have many different reasons to start a small business. Sometimes they just want to earn a little extra money, others see house cleaning as a way to get out of a dead-end job or away from a boss they don’t like.
Other than that, many haven’t thought past their need to move on so they end up in a business they didn’t really plan for with unrealistic expectations.
Do you really know what it takes to start and grow a business?
Running a business is more than just working for a few hours on weekends, making a few bucks and cozying on the sofa with your loved ones for the rest of the week. To build a business you need to be willing to sacrifice a lot, sometimes to the detriment of your life, for your customers.
Steve Jobs’ was a man full of passion, love and admiration for a product he named after his favorite fruit — Apple. He loved his product like a mother loves her child. He made many sacrifices for it because he realized that was the only way he could “put a dent in the universe.”
Read more in this article, “7 Common Misconceptions Young People Have About Entrepreneurship” that reveals more about what it takes to start and successfully run a small business.
Here’s What to Do Next
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