In his latest Entrepreneur column, Manatt Digital and Technology Managing Director Kalon Gutierrez notes that now is a great time for a mid-career entrepreneurial leap. Although mainstream media tends to portray entrepreneurs as being in their 20s and 30s, the average age of successful startup founders is actually 45. With this in mind, Gutierrez discusses how mid-career professionals can make a successful transition to entrepreneurship.
Here are his five keys:
- Determine What Entrepreneurship Means for You and Define Your Story
- Gather Entrepreneurial Experience Early
- Build Your Platform
- Plan Ahead Financially
- Address the Worst-Case Scenario Without Letting Your Confidence Waver
Read the complete article here.
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