Some people are born with an entrepreneurial spirit, while others fall on to the path of entrepreneurship and business ownership, whichever way you end up on this journey, it’s a very different path than the traditional career path of getting a good job and climbing the corporate ladder of success.
I always had an entrepreneurial spirit, but followed the traditional path of getting a good education (undergraduate degree in marketing and a master’s in business administration). Then after I graduated, I had the dream of eventually being the VP of Marketing and working in the corner office, driving the company car and having a company laptop (that was actually my dream).
However, after many years in corporate, I realized that my true calling was to be an entrepreneur and to start, create, and build something of my own. It can be hard to choose a calling over a career for several reasons: