It appears that many on our continent think that when a man or woman starts a business, it means they are rich or well off. Wrong!
Most people start a business because they need to make some money to live on. Start ups rely often on borrowed money, life savings, or funds pulled together from other people who expect to be paid back some day with a good return on the investments.
Business owners routinely suffer from stress due to anxiety over the quality of products or services, sales, collecting what is owed by customers etc. Pay days are uncomfortable days for many.
It is also a fact that more than two thirds of new businesses are likely to fail. It is a small percentage of people who succeed and make it big. This is the reason why those who “make it” should be thankful always for success. And tell their stories so that others can learn from them and also become successful.