One of the unfortunate side effects of all the publicity and hype surrounding startups is the idea that entrepreneurs is a guaranteed path to fame and riches.
It isn’t. Building a startup is incredibly hard, stressful, chaotic – and more often than not – results in failure…
So why become an entrepreneur?
- Change the world
- Make customer’s lives better
- Create an organization of lasting value
If you only want to do one of these things, there are better options. But only startups combine all three.
Eric Ries (gigaom.com)