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Entrepreneurship is a lie- Why owning a business does not work and what to do about it

Entrepreneurship is a lie- Why owning a business does not work and what to do about it

Entrepreneurship is a lie. It is a lie because it rarely, if ever, delivers on its promises made to you the business owner. Promises made of freedom, more time, more control, more money and even a better life. Most business owners experience entrepreneurship as a hell of personal, mental and physical sacrifice. We get stuck in our businesses; we build…

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Our obsession with building successful small businesses should stop

Our obsession with building successful small businesses should stop

Our obsession with building successful small businesses should stop. We should rather have an obsession with building successful entrepreneurs because businesses come and go but entrepreneurs should last for as long as possible. Yes, we look at Google and we look at Facebook as super successful companies and we all strive to build something like that. But their day of…

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Mom’s starting a business. The most important advice ever.

Mom’s starting a business. The most important advice ever.

Mom’s starting a business run the risk of getting lost in their business and actually never seeing their families. Mom’s starting a business is not uncommon, especially after having their first child. They want to start a business so that they can have more time with their children, that is great. But I have to warn you, it does not…

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