Starting a Business: The New ‘Safe’ Career?

Is it really that big a gamble to start your own business? Compared with other options, maybe not.

You know the stereotypical image: An entrepreneur risks it all in a gamble to get a business started. It’s tremendously hard work–but is it really all that risky? Sometimes what seems safe is, in reality, far riskier.

The “Safer” Options

Jos? Mar?a Cobi?n, an experienced entrepreneur in Spain, recently wondered about the number of university graduates in his country thinking of trying for a public sector job. About 60% are considering whether to take the qualifying exam. Only 1.6% entertain an entrepreneur’s path.

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