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6 Powerful Benefits of Quitting Your Job and Becoming an Entrepreneur

From FOX Business,   October 12, 2016

screen-shot-2014-04-28-at-5-09-54-pmBy Brandon Turner, an entrepreneur, real estate investor, author, youth leader.

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Today is the day I’m going to die was the thought permeating every crevasse of my mind on that warm Hawaiian afternoon last February. You see, I had just jumped awkwardly out of a plane and was hurling toward the ground at 120 miles per hour.

Luckily for me, the parachute opened just fine, and I coasted safely to the ground. I was alive, and the thrill was worth every penny.

Entrepreneurship feels oddly similar. Quitting your job and jumping into entrepreneurship is a lot like jumping out of a plane and free-falling, wondering whether the parachute will open to save you. It’s a scary thing, leaving the comfort of a 9-to-5 job and venturing into the world of entrepreneurship — so scary that very few ever overcome the fear enough to take the plunge.

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MIT Professor Calls Out the Biggest Lies Told About Entrepreneurs


BettyL1_58447By Betty Liu, Host and editor-at-large, “Bloomberg Markets” 

I recently asked a question to my social media followers: “Are you born an entrepreneur or can you learn to be one?”

I believe you are born with some innate characteristics that make you an entrepreneur. Without those, it’s very difficult to be one. Bill Aulet, the managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT, would say I’m dead wrong. That’s just one of the myths he says are told about entrepreneurs–by entrepreneurs themselves.

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Newly proposed rules for foreign entrepreneurs will help some, but not all, found U.S. startups

By John Mannes, Tech Crunch,

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, an office under the Department of Homeland Security, put forward a proposal today that would allow the U.S. Government to offer parole (temporary permission to be in the country) to foreign entrepreneurs starting their businesses in the United States. The proposal specifies that a founder can qualify if they started a company in the U.S. in the last three years and meet investor, founder, and company criteria.

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