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	A friend tonight said, “I couldn’t be an entrepreneur.
	I need safety.
	I need the certainty of a steady paycheck, without having to worry if my business is going to fail.”
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	I haven’t had a job since 1992, so I had forgotten that mindset, and was honestly surprised.
	I realized we now have opposite associations for safety.
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	I said, “I couldn’t have a job.
	I need safety.
	I need the certainty of my own company, where I’m in total control of my income, without having to worry if a boss will fire me.”
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