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“Very tough to sleep most nights of the week.  Weekends don’t mean anything to you anymore.  Closing a round of financing is not a relief.  It means more people are depending on you to turn their investment into 20 times what they gave you,” writes Paul DeJoe, founder of Ecquire, about being a startup CEO.

While The Social Network movie officially made entrepreneurship sexy, in reality, it is hard work, sweat, and tears. And to really make it, you have to be at least a little bit crazy to keep going despite constant failure.

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Being your own boss” is a common phrase and aspiration you hear thrown around the working world, but starting your own business isn’t all unicorns and rainbows. In fact, usually the entrepreneur will be met with a struggle around every corner.

Running a successful and profitable company is an incredibly trying experience that takes dedication, hard work, and sacrifice. But, we believe the entrepreneur should be celebrated. After all, the entrepreneurs are the ones that get up every day and make the world a better place for everyone else.

Here is an infographic that walks through some of the most common startup struggles that founders face on their way to being their own boss.

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