Entrepreneurs who do their business seem to work seven days a week, see the measure of their success taking off as early and as fast as they set it up on their own get inspired to do more. These are the brave ones – the bold ones who left their jobs and become their own bosses. From being retirees, downsized executives, plateaued employees, or homemakers, everyone is always searching for more growth opportunities. But really they work smarter not harder.
While others succeed, setting up shop on your own can be risky. Others might be disappointed because these fledging businessmen thought that a little bit of enthusiasm and hard work could pay off their bills. It is not enough and that is not often the result that pans out. Being successful and achieving that certain level of success one wants definitely requires a lot of planning.
It is then important to know why you want to become your own boss in the first place. Has your old boss set an example on what it is like to work on your own time, in your own pace and in your own rules?
Being your own boss means the creative freedom is endless. You make vital decisions about the services you offer to your clientele. When your company and business evolves, you can always make changes to these set of decisions over the years especially if your customers do not respond to them as expected.
What happens if your initial choices, decisions, services and plans no longer interest you? Change them and you get to make all of the big business decisions and directly influence the company’s growth and success.
Working on your own and becoming your own boss also signifies that the creative freedom you have is more extensive compared to working in traditional business structures that employ one or two bosses and that includes deciding how profits are spent.
Which gives you more control over your activities – running your own business or working for someone else? Exercising more responsibilities means you are not obliged to management but rather exercising the freedom to create growth more.
Even if you still answer and service your clientele, you can certainly have more freedom on how to operate the business, serve your customers and create the best market for your company.
Becoming your own CEO is all about taking one idea and turning that impression into reality. You have to think independently. Ring in the possibilities. Calculate risks. Redefine entrepreneurial boundaries.
Going on your own can be hard but the rewards of all this freedom you get can be very much rewarding. Do you have the gung ho and determination to pave your own success road? Do you have a lot of ideas you know you can work with yet time and your employer is holding you back?
The blueprint for being your own boss cannot be reduced to statistics but it is very much determined by the personal and creative mind-set of the person who created his business through innovation, success, hard work and perseverance.
Let Scott help you make that decision now. Let’s talk.