Losing your job is a stressful and difﬁcult time in yourlife. Your ego has taken a bashing, and your self conﬁdence is at an all time low. You are starting toquestion why you spent all those years at university,learning a trade or working your way up anorganization's hierarchy.
It's strange when all you have believed, in thepast, seems to have let you down. Right now, you havetwo choices 1) wallow in self pity and 2) do somethingabout it. Think about it, this is actually an opportunityfor you. The opportunity cost of starting a business hasdecreased dramatically.
You now have the chance to step out of theworker drone rut that you have been in for so manyyears, and step up to the next level. That next level ismoving from being an employee to becoming anentrepreneur.
Who is going to save the economy? Who isgoing to create jobs? Who will make society better?The answer is you. As an entrepreneur, you are the trueeconomic superhero. Be creative, be innovative andﬁgure out a business model that works in the moderneconomy. You have the power. Sitting around andwaiting for others to do something is not enough. Youhave got to act. There has never been a better time tostart a business. Costs have come down. Highly skilledworkers who have also lost their jobs in multinationalsare now available to growing start-ups.
Remember, keep motivated because everyoneneeds you to succeed. Even if they don’t know it yet.You see, start-ups are the true spark for economicrecovery and you hold the spark stick.