A few years ago I posted a series on reasons I hear all the time that discourage would-be entrepreneurs from behaving entrepreneurially—starting business ventures, non-profits, or just projects they enjoy. This series helps you overcome the top ones I hear.
I compiled them into easy-to-read series format. Click here and take a look at the series!
To whet your appetite, the four discouraging myths in this series:
- You need a great idea to start a business.
- Working for an established company helps prepare you for starting a venture.
- I should make some more money before starting my venture.
- Starting a venture is riskier than working at an established firm.
The four productive beliefs:
- Better than a great idea is a decent idea, the ability to listen to your market, and flexibility.
- Starting a venture prepares you best for starting a venture.
- You can venture with other people’s money if money is an issue and you can make money while you start your venture.
- The risk to the entrepreneur of starting a venture can be as small as he or she wants.
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