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11 November 2015

Why Do People Want To Start Their Own Business?

Going into business for yourself is as exciting as it is challenging. It’s also a very rewarding thing to do. But what exactly are the rewards? Why do people want to go into business for themselves?
We’ve broken it down into the top ten reasons people want to start a business.



A lot of people want to seem successful, and starting your own business is a way to achieve this. A lot of small businesses start up because they want to impress.


To Write The Next Part Of Your Story

Everybody is compelled to make their own decisions. We want to be free and we want to be the master of our own destinies. The best way to do that is to forge your own path and follow your own lead.



It’s important to set goals that you can strive towards because it creates a sense of purpose. It gives you something to move towards, and a reason to get up every morning. Working a regular job doesn’t give you the same sense of movement and progress that your own business will.


Job Creation

With the job market looking as it does these days, it can be very difficult to find jobs with established companies. Though it’s never the sole reason, people often find it more viable to create their own jobs from scratch.


Doing Good Things

Some people are inspired by a desire to do good through business. Really great businesses do something better and more efficient than their competitors and in doing so, make the world a better and healthier place.


Leaving a Legacy

Humans are built to strive beyond themselves and leave something behind that will go on after them. Leaving a legacy is a way of feeling that you had an impact on the world for the time that you were in it, and a business can be a great legacy to leave in the world.


To Work Hard

Some people really enjoy working very hard. It’s a good feeling to get to the end of the day and know that you spent every moment creating something big and great. Starting your own business allows you to work hard and feel the strain of creation.



Of course, many people are attracted to the idea of owning a business because of the money. It makes sense! But it’s also worth remembering that truly great business is something that you believe in before you’ve even started to consider the money. You need to be certain that you’re able to start something great.

There are hundreds of reasons that a person might want to start a business. Nobody has a single reason for doing it but everyone knows that it’s something they want to do. What are your reasons? What drives you? Why is business something you want to do? These are good question to ask yourself as you start your own business.