Success of Older Entrepreneurs
We tend to think that only young people can become successful entrepreneurs. But think about Starbucks, IBM and GEICO. Who were these companies started by? People over 40!
Remember, it’s never too late to start a business!
That’s why today we want to share this nice infographic with you. Enjoy!
Over the last 10 years, movies, television, and the news media managed to paint a dramatic, rather seductive picture of startup success – a quick rise to the top; much more sensuous and sparkling than messy and chaotic. Founding or joining up with a fresh, brand new tech startup team is an exciting possibility – but it’s also risky, demanding, and much more difficult than it looks on the Internet or TV.
Inspired past and present by remote teams and ingenious startup companies like Buffer, Automattic, and Basecamp (which was originally founded in 1999!), we are also passionate about making the web an even better place to work and do business. This year, it seems that everything is coming together for remote workers, including more acceptance of the freelance life and more tools to help designers and developers thrive on their own.
Many people claim that they could never work remotely, especially alone, because they would not be able to focus or stay motivated. Some people are afraid that they won’t be able to blur the lines between professional and personal. These are valid concerns, and of course, the freelance lifestyle is not for everyone. In my years of remote work, I’ve found that there are 5 main traits that the remote worker or freelance entrepreneur should possess in order to succeed in such an environment.