What do you think when you hear the word ‘entrepreneur’?
It’s phrase often used to describe a start-up business person. The dictionary.com defines it simply as:
“a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.”
But why is it some people take the risk and use their initiative?
Avis Mulhum, born in Ireland, citizen of the world and currently resident of Sydney has made money from the recruitment industry while she follows her passion and a half idea to launch an internet business. Describing what fuels her (including keeping her working on her idea following a serious illness) she said:
“I think the only thing that kept me going was the fact that I knew that I didn’t have that standard boring dull hamster wheel of a life to go back to … I think being an entrepreneur means that you persevere no matter what happens.”
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Whether it is destiny or basic psychological obsession, there is a group of individuals amongst us who are so possessed by an idea that they do persist no matter what to see their idea come to commercial reality.
That is what an entrepreneur is for me. Someone who is almost possessed by their dream that no matter what life throws at them they persist. Their idea drives them forward, in spite of great personal sacrifice.
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