When I decided to leave my job as a receptionist, I was exhausted and burnt out from making my job a number-one priority — and to top it off, I could barely pay my bills. I loved what I did, but I didn’t care for the people in charge who showed no appreciation and no passion. I felt I had enough experience and fresh ideas to start my own company and work for myself.
Although I faced a multitude of long days and nights, time away from friends and family, missed gatherings, and the overall feeling of being an overworked lunatic at times, it was well worth it to go from wages to profits — and from being told what to do to running my own show.
Whether you’re thinking of starting a company from scratch or buying into one, you need to be ready for the challenge. Here are seven essential character traits that led me from the cube to entrepreneurship:Featured Posts, Updates and tagged featured. Bookmark the permalink.