You can have a revolutionary business idea, but that doesn’t mean you’re cut out to be an entrepreneur.
To no one’s surprise, starting a business can be tricky. A person can have an amazingly revolutionary, insightful business idea, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that person is cut out to be an entrepreneur. After starting three businesses, and reflecting on my personal and professional journey, I’ve come to realize that while no two business owners’ paths are identical, there are some universal experiences that can help to shed some light on the entrepreneurial adventure. Here’s some of what I’ve learned along the way regarding my expectations vs. reality.