A freelancer gets paid when they work.
An entrepreneur builds a business that makes money while he sleeps.
A freelancer starts from scratch.
An entrepreneur borrows money.
A freelancer works to make himself money.
An entrepreneur sets out to gain an enormous return for his investors.
A freelancer’s business is themselves. When they are gone, it is gone.
An entrepreneur sets out to build an enterprise that will last long after they are gone.
A freelancer can change direction quickly.
An entrepreneur must stay focused on a singular goal.
Neither is inherently better than the other but it is critical to know which one you are and act the part.
So which one are you?