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Dharmesh Shah: Eleven Harsh Realities of Being an Entrepreneur

Great article by Dharmesh Shah, called “The 11 Harsh Realities Of Being an Entrepreneur”. Here is the bullet point list, but it is definitely worth reading the entire article:

1. Your First Iteration of an Idea Will Be Wrong
2. Your Friends and Family Won’t Understand What You Do
3. You Will Make Less Than Normal Wages For A While
4. Everything Takes Twice As Long…If It Even Happens
5. Titles Mean Nothing. You Will Be a Janitor
6. There Is No Silver Bullet
7. Customers Will Frustrate You
8. You Can’t Do It All Yourself
9. There Is No Such Thing As An Overnight Success
10. Building A Team Is Hard
11. There Are Forces Outside Your Control

Any other harsh points on your list?

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