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Cogs and Catalysts

January 4, 2020 2:37 pm Published by 1 Comment

Do You Own Your Business, or Does Your Business Own You? An idea for a business is born in the imagination of an entrepreneur.  The long hours, sweat and tears are expected to make the idea flourish into a business. But when can you crown yourself a business owner? Let’s assume your concept is financially viable, and you can make a profit. Is that enough? I argue that you don’t own your business until it can sustain itself for periods without you. When your business needs you to work it, rather than run it, you do not own your business;