It’s no surprise that people want to be their own boss. Starting your own business gives you the freedom to call the shots and not have some overzealous manager — or art director — peering over your shoulder all day, telling you how your job should be done. But, starting your own business is a daunting task. Entrepreneurs face a myriad of challenges today in trying to get their business off the ground.
The wisest of entrepreneurs has laid in bed at night, wondering if they’ll ever see the fruits of their labor — or if they’ll have to leverage their home as collateral to realize their dreams. But, getting advice from people who’ve walked in their shoes before can have a remarkable impact on overcoming startup struggles.
This infographic from Clarity – a company committed to connecting entrepreneurs with experts – outlines the most common challenges startups face today, and provides the hope many need that you can overcome these obstacles and build a successful and lasting business.
Matthew Toren is an Award Winning Author, Serial Entrepreneur, and Investor. He Co-Founded YoungEntrepreneur.com along with his brother Adam. Matthew is co-author of the newly released book: Small Business, Big Vision: “Lessons on How to Dominate Your Market from Self-Made Entrepreneurs Who Did it Right” and also co-author of Kidpreneurs.