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Barry is the owner and operator of GlassCover and Green Concepts, producers of anti-graffiti and green cleaning products. He tells us that he decided to go into business for himself when the market crash happened. He advises that you have to stick with it through the ups and downs of your career, because it doesn't come as easy as you think it does.

Degree: Business/Commerce - Marketing
Job Title: President of GlassCover and Green Concepts
Employer: Self-Employed

Job Summary: Entrepreneurs

Job Description

Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled. An entrepreneur sees an opportunity and exercises initiative by organizing a venture to turn an idea into reality. An entrepreneur is often seen as a business leader and innovator of new ideas and business processes.

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Additional Info

Entrepreneurship is defined by risks and rewards. Most people who become entrepreneurs are more comfortable with risks; prefer unstructured working and learning environments and collaborating with small team of people.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$0 - $200,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
Not applicable
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Varies Widely, Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Home, Indoor, Office, Remote
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Adventurous, Courageous, Creativity, Leadership ability, Problem solving skills, Public speaking ability, Teamwork, Verbal communication skills, Networking, Organizational skills, People skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
Bachelor's degree
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m='40840'>came</span> <span m='41100'>happened,</span> <span m='41470'>which will eventually</span> <span m='42100'>happen--</span> <span m='42940'>you</span> <span m='43370'>know,</span> <span m='43800'>on</span> <span m='44240'>and</span> <span m='44290'>on</span> <span m='44590'>and on-- I</span> <span m='44950'>chose</span> <span m='45160'>to</span> <span m='45240'>go</span> <span m='45360'>into</span> <span m='45490'>business</span> <span m='45860'>for</span> <span m='45940'>myself.</span> <span m='46930'>And</span> <span m='47280'>that's</span> <span m='47680'>now</span> <span m='48090'>what</span> <span m='48494'>I've been doing.</span> <span m='49302'>I'm doing</span> <span m='49706'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='50110'>What</span> <span m='50950'>I</span> <span m='51000'>wish</span> <span m='51290'>I</span> <span m='51340'>knew</span> <span m='51480'>when</span> <span m='51600'>I</span> <span m='51690'>started--</span> <span m='52240'>I</span> <span m='52280'>would</span> <span 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