Thursday, November 1, 2007

Entrepreneur and Spouse:

Luke and Lisa Johnson offer differing perspectives on the travails of entrepreneurship in this piece. (hat tip

“By their nature, empire builders are obsessives who focus relentlessly on their careers. They feel they have a mission to create. And something in life normally has to give. That means a partner must be accommodating: willing to sacrifice almost everything for the business and willing to put up with the ego of their ambitious other half.”

One creates to fulfill a life, sometimes the creation process destroys the very life one hopes to fulfill. A Pam Tillis song explains an entrepreneur’s relationship quite well “If you are coming with me, you need nerves of steel, because I take corners on two wheels

Life is always on edge for the entrepreneur and spouse!