Showdown 7: Challenges
This is part seven of a series exploring factors in self-employment and traditional employment. For more about this series, read the opening article.
How difficult your work is and your influence over it
I consider “challenging” to be a good thing. Entrepreneurs have to be open to new challenges and difficult work – that’s a lot of what self-employment involves. A regular job can also provide challenges, but if your particular situation doesn’t lend itself to that, you will find yourself frustrated and bored. And as any 1st grade teacher can tell you, bored kids are not happy, productive kids.