You Are Your Own Boss
When you are the boss, you are the one making your own decisions. It’s also your responsible to hold yourself accountable to make sure that your business succeeds.
When you run a business, you get to decide what type of company culture you want to establish, you decide where the finances made from the business are spent and what type of quality of work should be expected from your employees.
You also choose your working hours and this means that you get to decide when you work and when you don’t have to work.
By running a business, you also obtain a large variety of learning opportunities as you receive a crash course in everything such as; financial management to health and safety and everything in between.
You Can Create An Opportunity For You To Make Money Out of Your Passion
The majority of small businesses fail in their first five years of existence and the formative years of running are business are full of challenges and unexpected surprises.
This is why it is important that you a running a business that involves doing something you are passionate about.
By running a business you should be able to invest your time and energy into doing something that brings you happiness.
By running a business, you can obtain self-actualization by building your own vision instead of contributing to someone else’s.
You can watch your business grow and see your idea overtime evolve into an empire.
You Get To Increase Your Earning Potential
When you are self-employed you don’t have another person choosing your salary.This is because when you work for yourself you are responsible for your own income. This could offer an incentive that motivates you to work harder knowing that there is a stronger correlation between how much you work and how much money you make.
When you work for yourself, time is viewed as money. Although this is exciting as you have potential to make a lot of money, on the downside you might not enjoy the time you spend off work because you could have your mind focussed on the money that you could be making instead.
Most business owners have to spend long hours working, this is especially the case during the early stages of the business when you are trying to establish a loyal customer base. If you are a workaholic and find happiness in accomplishing things than you should in all means devote your whole life to your business and make sure that it becomes a huge success and makes you a lot of money.
You Get To Improve The Lives of Others
By running a business, you get to employee members of the community. By giving people a job you give them a purpose and reason to get out of bed in the morning.
You Become More Resilient
You need to be extremely resilient if you want to be an entrepreneur. When running a business, you need to get used to people saying no, you need to get used to rejection and you need to get used to failure.
Being comfortable with failure is something you need to embrace as an entrepreneur. By failing you get to learn from your mistakes so that you can bounce back from your disappointments and become more successful in the future.
There are many reasons why a company might fail this includes; a poor product or a lack of public interest or lack of effective marketing and lack of planning in building your business.
When you fail you need to accept responsibility and don’t blame others. You need to take ownership of your mistakes so you can learn from them.
You need to ask yourself why you made this mistake? What caused this mistake to happen? And how can this mistake be avoided being made again in the future?