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Rivers Corbett, MBA is an award winning entrepreneur, speaker, and author of "13 Fears of Entrepreneurs" He has received numerous business honors including Entrepreneur of the Year, Canada's Hottest Start-ups List and Canada's Fastest Growing Companies list through Profit magazine and most recently recognized as one of Canada's 10 Mentor RockStars.. Rivers is presently a member of Startup Canada's National Advisory Council, founding entrepreneur of StartUP Fredericton & the "Entrepreneur in Residence" at the University of New Brunswick. His real joy and expertise is being a StartUP Advisor and "zagging while everyone else zigs" his two newest businesses ventures the Relish Gourmet Burgers restaurant chain and TheRockStar StartUP for StartUP entrepreneurs. Oh... he is also the leader of a team of over 25 chefs through his other company The Chef Group. Not bad for a guy who hates to cook. Always looking for a new idea to help businesses' succeed...this is his newest marketing discovery for StartUPs The Lyoness Advantage. "Rivers is a 21st century entrepreneur, he's the one to watch" - Jim Gilbert: Canada's Huggable Car Dealer!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Why Consider Being a Start-up Entrepreneur?

Why You Should Consider It?

When you look at entrepreneurship you may be wondering why on earth you would ever want to do it? It sounds scary, uncertain and downright crazy, doesn't it?

The truth is though; it comes with rewards that far outweigh the risks. You will feel a sense of accomplishment and exhilaration. You’ll be able to say that you’ve done something that plenty of people dream of, but few have the guts to actually do. You’ll belong to an elite club, and let’s face it, once you’ve done it, there won’t be much left in the world for you to fear, will there?

Taking any risk, whether it’s flinging yourself out into the sky with only a piece of fabric and a few ropes, or whether it’s giving up security to follow a dream, is scary. For those who can get past the fear, however, the view is pretty spectacular!

And here's the great part....there are lots of us out there who love to help you succeed. Thinking of joining us?

Come along for the ride

Here's to happy trails!

1 comment:

John said...

You took the words right out of my mouth, Rivers. I was so hesitant to start up, my own business two years ago. I was working in a big company in Ohio, and I thought I was contented with how much I was earning at that time. Then, I stumbled upon a college buddy who began his own small business near our town. A bakeshop. He told me how he did it. He wanted me to establish my own store too. And he was even willing to lend me some money for capital. But I said I would just apply for some merchant loans for it. Fortunately, I was able to use the money for the start-up. Now, I can see my small chocolate business is gradually growing.