In cinema and books, if the heroes opened their business, he must necessarily turn into a grandiose success. In life, 90% of startups close, not having time to gain momentum. Perhaps not everyone should follow the call “Open their business and live according to your rules”? Business COUNT JANNA LURI about why entrepreneurship is not always a reasonable decision, and work in the office is not an anti-REC.

As we imagine the life of a successful businessman? Luxurious, well -fed and happy. Here he is or she goes in a good car to dinner in an expensive restaurant. Returns to a beautiful country house or penthouse in the city center. Resting in the best resorts, communicates with interesting people, flashes in a secular chronicle.

It seems that it is worthwhile to read the book from the series “How to become a millionaire”, open something of your own, and all the treasures of the world at our feet. The path to possessing these treasures, few people clearly imagine, hoping more and more for luck, a miracle. Tsuckerberg will come, inspire an idea and buy a startup for frantic money.

Of course, this is not serious. Before launching your own project, you should answer a few questions for yourself.

“Why do I need my business?”

If you are driven only by fantasies about Dolce vita, that is, the desire to satisfy material needs, business is unlikely to be successful. Startup is a whole life consisting of different stages. There will be acceleration, and ups, and falls. You should move a high idea aimed at the well -being of society. Your business must first be necessary and useful to people. Only in this case they will be ready to pay you money. But not at all because you dream of living beautifully and richly.

“What mental needs will he satisfy?”

The business project should also satisfy your intangible requests-the need for self-realization, autonomous work, and creating your team. The famous phrase “Find yourself a job to your liking – and you don’t have to work a single day” is very far from life. As well as beautiful words about what to do only what you like. If you intend to become a really successful entrepreneur, do not read populist books, better get down to business.

“I really want something mine?”

We read a lot of success stories, and it begins to seem to us that our own business is something simple, feasible to everyone. But entrepreneurship is the most difficult path of personal and professional implementation in society.

Working for “Uncle” is not so bad if the “uncle” pays a good salary. It is worth remembering that entrepreneurship is not entertainment, but a huge responsibility to themselves, close, team – people who financially depend on you. Are you

ready to take this responsibility?

“What will I do if I can’t do it?”

Most of the legends about successful businessmen sounds something like this: a person worked in a boring office, and then took it and left. I opened my business and after three months I bought a premium car … It is interesting that you personally do not know this lucky one and you can do it otherwise.

Suppose business will bring disappointment or completely lead to financial collapse. How you will get out? What will you say to colleagues and friends? Do you honestly tell you what it is – a single swimming? Do you share the history of failure? Will you be ready to return to your previous place? It is important to think in detail all the ways of retreat in the case of a business separation and only after that begin to believe in yourself and the need for your project.

Before you make the final decision, it is worth considering arguments in favor of work in the office.

1. A clear zone of responsibility

The employee is responsible for his official powers. If something went wrong, the worst thing that could happen is dismissal. Unpleasant, but not disaster.

The company’s owner is always responsible for the whole business. Social responsibility is also added here. The error can become fatal – the whole business is worth the stake.

2. Stable income

A hired employee receives wages on the conditions prescribed in the contract. It can be fixed or depend on KPI. So, you can plan expenses for a month or six months ahead, focusing on potential income.

The entrepreneur has a completely different story. He constantly thinks how to increase profit. The head goes around from the tasks requiring solutions: how and how to extinguish the rent, taxes, wages, pay with suppliers and contractors. And only then he thinks about his own salary and funds for the development of the company.

3. Less stress

The employee, of course, is stressful at work, but much easier than the owner. The entrepreneur lives in constant fear that the business can collapse. Partners will leave. Suppliers will let. Clients will write bad reviews in social networks. The most gifted employee will open a competing company. It is very simple to destroy the business today, and the owner knows very well about it.

4. Regulated vacation

The employee went on vacation and forgot about the company’s affairs – there is rest. He can turn off the phone, not go into the mail and even forget the password from her. The owner does not have a vacation. Physically, he can leave at sea or a ski resort, but he “takes with him” business. For several hours a day, the entrepreneur is forced to devote to work, especially at the initial stages of the startup. Are you ready for this?

5. Normalized schedule

A hired employee, as a rule, spends a strictly limited amount of time in the office. He does not think about how to increase the company’s profit, reduce costs, increase the return from staff. Does not care about it and what competitors do.

The entrepreneur works in 24/7 mode, is constantly in the decision -making process, because the company’s position on the market depends on them. An irregular operating mode is the main drawback of entrepreneurial activity.

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