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Rebel 1 12.50%
Follows Directions 0 0%
A little bit of both 6 75.00%
Neither 1 12.50%
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Old 01-24-2008, 02:14 AM
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Which would be describe you? Do you think business owners tend to be more rebels or do they do a better job at following direction?

Which trait is important or are they both?
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Quote[/b] (ritchiem @ Jan. 24 2008,9:02)]I always go on my own...then my wife directs *
I think it's that way in every marriage. LOL.
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Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Jan. 24 2008,3:14)]Which would be describe you? Do you think business owners tend to be more rebels or do they do a better job at following direction?

Which trait is important or are they both?
What defines a Rebel?
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Quote[/b] ]What defines a Rebel?
That is a very good question. At first I would say is it something one identifies with.

When I looked up a literal definition of it, I came up with this.

1. opposing or taking arms against a government or ruler

2. disobedient
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I would describe myself as someone who thinks outside the box. Theres always more than one solution to a problem. I wouldn't say I'm a rebel, cause that denotes a bad attitude, i picture like a gothic looking teenager... black hair, black finger nails... etc. But I dont think someone who owns their own business is a rule follower either. If they did follow the rules, they would probably follow a more secure career path, not risk it all doing something they love. This is the reason I voted neither.
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This is really fascinating how the poll is turning out!
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Out of curiosity... which of the above are you Steve??? Id say a rule follower...lol
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It does amaze me. I think it shows that many of our forum members are very logical thinkers.

I tend to think you need to be a little crazy to go off and start a business because so much is against you.

Sure there are people who are surrounded by others who really support their idea to start a business, but from my experience, I think there is negative support for it.

I think the average person takes a lot of grief from many people when they talk about starting their own business. From their friends and family.

I could be wrong, but I think it's part of the purpose this forum serves. It's a place where you can go to talk with like minded people. Entrepreneurs. 'The crazy ones.'

What's your take? Am I off on this?
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