Everyone’s an entrepreneur nowadays.
With the rise of e-commerce businesses spreading like wildfire since the hay days of Amazon andeBay made their rounds, it’s easier than ever to own a business of your own. In fact, what used to be an occupation reserved for the elite in our society now seems to be a label that some folks who can’t get jobs adopt as a ‘get out of jail free’ card. People who didn’t use to impress you in school, and still fail to inspire you now are ‘entrepreneurs’, or ‘small business owners’. And you start to wonder: Has it become all too easy?
Last I checked, an entrepreneur is still defined as ‘a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.’ The only difference between now and the businesses of yesteryears is the significantly reduced “financial…
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