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Small Business – The Entrepreneur, The Manager, and The Technician

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smallBusiness“With roughly 6.7 million jobs lost since the start of the recession, it’s tempting – and often a great idea – to launch your own business. That way, of course, you can take matters into your own hands. No more rolling your eyes at the boss; it’s your show.”

Of course, reading something like the above is going to encourage some segment of the 6.7 million to rush out and start their own business.  “No more rolling your eyes at the boss; its your show”.

The great thing about small business is that there is nothing to stop you.  Now that could be a good thing or a bad thing.  You are free to succeed or fail. “It’s your show.”  No one to blame but yourself.

There are a handful of reasons why people start their own business.

Maybe you have a great idea.  If you worked for a large mature Fortune 500 company and you wanted to create a new product or service – guess what – you are going to be in for a long, difficult, and treacherous road to actually seeing  your vision realized  in the corporate marketing collateral and your product or service being delivered or offered.

In this case, why not kiss those corporate folks good-bye and start your own business?  If you had your own business “It’s your show” and no one is there to stop you.

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September 6, 2009 at 8:18 pm

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