Frankly, most entrepreneurs think they are business owners but actually, they have bought themselves a job. The term self-employed says it all. Here are tips for shifting from employee to CEO of your business.
For most entrepreneurs, the highest motivation to go into business is freedom or the idea of freedom. Instead, they get the freedom to work 24/7 on their own stuff that is far from the freedom they envisaged.
Successful businesses are not run by employees, they are run by CEOs who lead the business, and the employees follow their lead.
The Difference Between Being CEO and Employee of Your Business
The difference is in the perspective of how you look at, lead, and run your business.
As the CEO and leader of your business, you need to be able to step back and see the big picture of your business, where it is at, where it is going, different options to get there, what choices are available, strategic decisions to be made, consequences of decisions, etc.