Working for yourself comes with lots of perks and for most people it can appear to be the ideal situation: make your own schedule, spontaneous coffee trips and mid-day napping… right?

Well, not quite.

Aside from the fact that you actually do work – probably more than you ever have in your life – there are other stressors that non-entrepreneurs tend not to think about. These are benefits that are generally offered in the employee/employer relationship: health insurance, paid time off, sick days, retirement savings and steady predictable pay.

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