5 Reasons people choose to become entrepreneurs

Becoming an entrepreneur is no easy task; it requires a lot of hard work, research and determination to become a successful one. However, there are certain benefits such as freedom to make one’s own decisions which drives an entrepreneur to become one.

Here’s a list of five genuine reasons why people become entrepreneurs:

1. Creative constraints

For a lot of creative people, the regular corporate life may seem like a strict routine they need to follow for the heck of it. They also believe that their creative freedom is bound in constraints in a regular corporate life. Thus, they choose to become entrepreneurs and embrace endless creative freedom and the right to make their own decisions.

2. Entrepreneurs desire a different kind of lifestyle

The life of an entrepreneur is in no way easier that a person working from 9-5. To become an entrepreneur, one requires to put in an immense amount of hard work to watch his company grow. What sets your lifestyle apart from a generic office-going crowd is the fact that you can mould your schedule according to your requirements. Since, you’re the boss, you can call shots about holidays, vacations, work timings etc.

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3. Entrepreneurs constantly want to learn

Entrepreneurship involves a constant process of learning and evolving while trying to get better. Every decision that they make is a new opportunity to learn from as they can gain a fair idea of the mistakes they make or the factors they should keep in mind for a more successful outcome. Also, they constantly look out for new information to learn about the dynamic markets and new domains to venture into.

4. Entrepreneurs have extraordinary and unconventional ideas

Often entrepreneurs are labelled as insane and highly imaginative for believing they can change the world with their unconventional idea and most of them manage to deliver. Their imagination and belief in themselves to do something big are the reasons for their success.

If the Wright brothers didn’t think out of the box, there’d be no aeroplanes today. Hence, entrepreneurs need to be creative in order to change the world.

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5. They want to bring about a change the world.

It’s not just their own lifestyle entrepreneurs aspire to change, but also the world and how it is functioning currently. Their will and determination to bring about differences to the world for the better is the reason we’re living such a comfortable life. The constant innovations are a result of all the hard work that the entrepreneurs put into their start-ups.

For instance, if Ola didn’t offer services in India, women would still be worried about getting back safe at night. A single idea with an ever better implementation strategy changed the way Indians travelled.

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Niharika Nandi

Author: Niharika Nandi

Aspiring start-up writer who loves traveling. I'm also a self-confessed potterhead and a professional bathroom singer who likes to bake and devour hazelnut shakes in my free time.

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