Work for yourself

The increasing trend of self employment

iPro entrepreneurs, The new super entrepreneurs?

You are probably familiar with the term entrepreneur, which are people who give up the security of a traditional job in order to start their own business venture. Entrepreneurs might setup their own stores where they sell products or services, or they can setup factories, or work as consultants for other companies. Sometimes their projects might be short-term or long-term, and there are a growing number of possibilities that are available. Many times, these people employ other people to take care of many aspects of the business.

In comparison, iPros aren’t your basic entrepreneur, because these people are highly skilled and they offer unique expertise to the companies that they consult with. Typically self-sufficient, and they work for themselves without the need to hire other people to help with the business.

Taking control as an one of these “super entrepreneurs”

In recent years, there is a growing trend of people who are looking to work as a self-employed contractor instead of searching for a position as an employee within a company. This trend is growing so much in popularity that it’s been said that employees might be in the minority within the next 20 or 30 years, because so many people are making the shift to be an entrepreneur.

Why would you consider self employment over beeing employed.

There are many benefits to this type of entrepreneurism, which is why it is growing in popularity. People with specialized skills like the option to be self-employed, instead of being tied down to a single company and having to punch the clock by showing up to the office every morning. People are seeing that there are options far beyond the standard corporate pathways that many people follow.

Instead of being tied to a corporate situation, people like the option have more personal control in their work environment and they want to have the creativity to grow their career in different directions. These iPros are creating situations where more opportunities are available, because different forms of collaboration are popping up.

Changes in the corporate world

Because more people are moving to self-employment, the corporate climate is changing as well. There are fewer opportunities to climb a traditional career ladder, because the pathways are shakier and less predictable. People are beginning to see the differences in the career landscape, which is leading more people to follow a less-traditional pathway with their own career.

If you have a specific skill that can be leveraged to become a super entrepreneur, then you might consider the options that are available to start your own successful business. Since you don’t have inventory costs or the concern of hiring employees, there is relatively little risk or upfront cost required to start this venture. Many people find that they can successfully manage their career and business with as little as a laptop and internet access. These niche businesses can often cross the boundaries to do business in other countries, making it easier than ever to connect with clients from all around the world.

If you think you want to work for yourself and stop the grind, then don’t wait years to do it. Make a plan today and execute it.

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Sam Milham

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