customer is boss

We all have to answer to someone. “I just don’t want to work for a boss (anymore).” If I had a buck for every time, I heard somebody using this particular reason to rationalize self-employment…

Customer is king, is a very well-known expression. My claim is: customer is boss.

Even as the m/f/x running the show, your responsibility lies with providing added value for your customers. At the top of a big firm, part of a large conglomerate, your so-called bosses might be overseas. Heading a public company might mean that your shareholders are actually your boss.

Unwillingness to work for a boss is a lousy reason to engage in entrepreneurship. Even though “boss” is a terrible word, we all have to answer to someone.

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