“Starting one’s own business is one of the most creative, meaningful and practically sensible things one could ever do with one’s life. Yet few of us ever get close to giving it a go. Some of the obstacles are technical and economic.”

Thought of the Week is our new, weekly knowledge-sharing initiative. This week’s post is courtesy of The Book of Life, a publication dedicated to developing emotional intelligence and offers a calming, clear and therapeutic voice in our often chaotic world.



“It’s called The Book of Life because it’s about the most substantial things in your life: your relationships, your income, your career, your anxieties.” source.

We’ve all heard the sage advice “be your own boss”. Entrepreneurship has become more glamorous and appealing than ever with success stories like Elon Musk, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs and so on. Starting your own business is the ideal that many of us hope to reach. But along with the hopes and ambition comes anxiety, overwhelming inspiration, fear of failure and many other complexities. Read “How to Become an Entrepreneur” on The Book of Life’s website.

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