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Sometimes in life, especially at work, one needs to take a pause, to travel the distance. It may mean letting go of the small temptation of the low hanging fruit to eventually get the prize catch. This is what sets a straight jacketed entrepreneur.
“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it is who is going to stop me?” said Ayn Rand. And the inner voice of many strong women battling to make their mark in the world of business probably whispered the same words.
When asked an enthusiastic to-be entrepreneur, what entrepreneurship would be all about on a day-to-day basis, he said “Entrepreneurship is… about dreaming big and coming up with path-breaking ideas.
I had a dream, like many others, to run my own business. After working in a very niche field in India, academic editing, I wanted to run my own academic editing business.
When you become a business owner, you have to find ways to drastically reduce luxury spends so as to make your new professional life work. Here are the three luxuries that some friends of mine gave up to become entrepreneurs.