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Confessions of an Entrepreneur by Chris Robson

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Summary: Bittersweet

IS IT WORTH IT?

Yes. Nothing would have stopped me the first time, and nothing has stopped me the second and third times, and who knows about the future? The satisfaction you get from taking a company public is beyond words. All the pain and anguish you go through along the way evaporates when you hit a success. And this success is addictive – it drives you to keep going, to find success again and again.

You have a sense of control over your own destiny in a start-up that no other business situation can give you. It’s raw. It’s natural. It feels centred around your personal goals. It’s an amazing feeling.

And entrepreneurial success is much more rewarding than doing it for someone else. It feels better. It feels like ...

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