Managers usually have to do a lot more than just do their job. Unfortunately it is one of the most common jobs around but it is a kind of job you didn’t really ask for — why should you know all the names of over 100 people working in your team? Why should you worry about personal attributes of each of these people in your team, complete with their foibles?
You have to know that Mary is a single mother with two jobs. You will be an insufferable bore if you don’t come and join hands with them on one of your team member’s birthday party. You will be asked questions when rumors float around your company about a possible merge, a pertinent layoff, etc.
Entrepreneurship is even more complicated — managing the factors of production for your products and services like land, labor and capital and then doing the already complex job of a manager. Meanwhile, you go through the expected pain points of an entrepreneur apart from motivating, leading, innovating, fighting it out, creating, and delegating.
For an entrepreneur, it is more about just a team when they endeavor into labor management; it is all about leverage, which is a very important aspect of entrepreneurship. Human leverage is the fabric on which huge corporations have been built and profit made to happen.
Management isn’t an easy job; but it is one of the most important things an entrepreneur ends up doing throughout his life. Like it and learn about it or leave it.What would you do?