Sunday, April 01, 2007

For Entrepreneurs, Ultimately It's NOT About the Money ...

Entrepreneurs out there, want the perfect read for your Sunday morning coffee? Then read Alana Samuels' piece titled "Not the Retiring Type" from today's Los Angeles Times. Bottom line -- yes, entrepreneurs all want to make a boatload of cash for their investors, their employees and for themselves. But, at the end of the day, it's not about the money ... it's about the act of creation ... of building something that is "successful." Most entrepreneurs simply won't (and can't!) stop trying to create, even if they have "made it" from a financial standpoint. That is what makes them entrepreneurs in the first place. Read some stories of those who made it big in Silicon Valley, but who simply could not stop working (even if they easily could have).