Increasingly, you come across people, many of them fairly young, choosing to strike out on their own. Being an entrepreneur has acquired a whole new meaning these days. Quite contrary to the conventional wisdom in days gone by of taking up a highly paying job in a prestigious company. Entrepreneurs need more than just the ability to take risks. They typically lead an “on the edge” kind of life -bursting with energy and ideas.
They don’t rest till the job is complete which it seldom is. The adrenaline keeps pumping in frenzy.
Not surprisingly, this article in the New York Times says they are ” hypomanic”. Read the story of Seth Priebatsch to get fresh insight to how the mind of today’s typical entrepreneur really works.