Chris Myers, the co-founder and CEO at franchise software firm BodeTree, generates revenue in the millions. By all outward appearances, Myers is building a successful, 22-person business out of Denver, which he launched nearly a decade ago in 2010. Continue reading Entrepreneurs on How to Deal with Anxiety and Depression on the Job
If you opened this article thinking you’d find evidence of why students who graduate at the top of their high-school class go onto become lazy bums, well, you won’t find it.
You sit down at your computer with every intention of working on your next project or task, then procrastination sets in. Two hours later, you realize you still haven’t begun the task in earnest. Why is it so easy to shrug something off, even when you know the job must get done?
Starting a business — or even getting involved as a professional — when you’re young can be intimidating. You might have knowledge about business from school, books or practical advice from sources online, but there’s a big difference between understanding business fundamentals on paper and gaining wisdom through actual experience.
Entrepreneurship isn’t easy. It’s risky, it’s stressful and the success rate for new businesses really isn’t all that encouraging. So, why do people become entrepreneurs? Usually, it’s because we find that simply working a job just isn’t enough. We need to challenge ourselves, to test our ideas and to take control. Working for someone else just can’t satisfy that kind of personal drive.