You have probably wondered for countless times how it is being an entrepreneur. There are many responsibilities and tough periods regarding that call, but what are the benefits?
Casper Ravn-Sørensen would single out some top benefits to being an entrepreneur.
You get to create a family
When you first started thinking about your entrepreneurial idea, you sure have thought of all the people who would presumably be willing to help you in your quest. It doesn’t matter whether the persons you will be collaborating with in the future are close to you now. You will get to know each other, and you know what? You are going to become a proper family. A family where all the family members care for each other. You will become a family surrounded around your venture success (and failure of course). But together you are going to be the people whose team is the most important thing. That is where all of you will find your place under the sun. With mutual understanding and healthy team spirit, you will be able to make changes in the world.
Your set your own schedule
Say goodbye to 9 to 5 job, say hello to working whenever you want!
But there is one little catch, you will surely have to work more than 8 hours per day. Being an entrepreneur means giving up a lot of things. Dinners with friends, or going out, but it will all work out because you and your team have set a goal in front of yourselves and you are not giving up, right? There will be times for vacations and relaxing moments with your friends. Right now, especially if you are in a period of founding a startup, your idea of the project, your startup comes first. But don’t worry because, when you see the results, you will forget about all the times you have maybe missed. You will realize how good you will feel about yourself, your and your team’s success.
Excitement in seeing the reaction of your customers
Seeing your consumers, and your target market happy about you service – it is something worth hours and hours of work! You will get to see in which way you changed lives and that will be your greatest reward. When you are working towards a certain goal, and for a purpose, then seeing that purpose flourish in front of you is a gift in itself. Of course, your “salary” equals the times you spent working hard in developing your product or a service. So, you will get to be rewarded. The only thing you need is believing in what you do, believing in yourself and your co-workers. Your work will pay off!
Are you an innovator?
You should be one if you plan on being a young entrepreneur!
There is nothing that can beat the constant development of your service or a product. If you wake up in the middle of the night with a new, innovative idea, only to be able to share it with your team and see them develop the idea further – that is one of the truest benefits of working as an entrepreneur.
And Casper Ravn-Sørensen would add:
- If you are able to perceive a relevant risk in your startup venture
- If you are able to grasp how your project will scale up