Entrepreneurship is modern age dream. Everyone wants to live this dream but very few are bold and strong enough to bring this into reality. Every entrepreneur has a different story or reason about why he or she decided to start a business. Some have known from day one that they wanted to work for themselves and others come up with ideas while working for someone else and decide to take the entrepreneurial leap.
There are endless reasons for why entrepreneurship is great. Here are ten simple but powerful reasons, in no particular order, why entrepreneurship is so awesome.
As an entrepreneur:
1. You have full control over your destiny and have an opportunity to change lives.
You call the shots and make the decisions. You will ultimately determine the success or failure of your business. You can stop anybody coming in the way of your vision.
Having an idea for a product or service that has the potential to make a huge impact, go for it – nothing is stopping you now!
2. It provides a rush that is hard to duplicate.
There is no greater shot of adrenaline than the one you receive after reaching a goal, knowing that you worked extremely hard to get to that point.
Also, you never feel bored. There is always something to do and you will always have a long to-do list. Every day presents new challenges and new opportunities to keep you on your toes.
3. The satisfaction of saying you’re an Entrepreneur.
It is a great feeling to be able step back and say, “I am an entrepreneur and this is my company,” while proudly holding your head up.
4. Creating something from nothing and getting out what you put in.
Every business starts as an idea. You have to create it from level zero. If you are willing to work harder than anyone else, you will be rewarded accordingly. Want to experience more growth and opportunities: simply work harder.
5. Turn your passion and beliefs into a business.
You have the ability to create a business as well as impact people through your passions and beliefs. Also, when you are able to make a comfortable living doing what you love, it’s a win-win situation.
6. Feeling appreciated is great.
Let’s be honest, when you build an empire from scratch and earn appreciation and gratitude – it is empowering. It’s a great feeling when you receive an email or phone call from someone that took time out of his or her day to let you know that your product or service have helped them in a positive way.
7. You become an expert problem solver.
As an entrepreneur, you become very resourceful and over time you will learn to overcome anything and solve any problem placed in front of you.
8. Developing financial independence.
As an individual, we always look for different options to develop financial independence. For some, financial independence means having the cash to buy what they want. To others, it means saving for retirement. And for some, financial independence simply means opening the bills without dread. Whatever your definition is, it means you command your money and not the other way around. That’s a victory worth celebrating.
9. You can get competitive with yourself.
Entrepreneurs are competitive by nature. The goal is to constantly improve and grow, so turn it into a personal competition. Can you make more business contacts today than you did yesterday? Can you motivate your sales team to crush the numbers from yesterday?
10. It enables you to dream big.
No idea is too crazy and no goal is too big when you are an entrepreneur. You can dream as big as you want!
What are some other reasons to inspire you to opt for entrepreneurship? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.