Beating the Entrepreneur’s Curse: 123 Employee Reveals All at 'Outsource Live'

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Being an entrepreneur is not an easy task. It has its advantages as well as disadvantages. But one of the largest hurdles a successful entrepreneur must overcome is something known as the Entrepreneur’s Curse. At 123 Employee's exclusive event 'Outsource Live' attendees are gaining the resources they need to overcome the challenges of Entrepreneurism in 2012.

Daven Michaels

Daven Michaels

Being an entrepreneur is not an easy task. It has advantages as well as disadvantages. But one of the largest hurdles a successful entrepreneur must overcome is something known as the Entrepreneur’s Curse. This week 123 Employee opens up the issue and reveals the truth behind the myth.

Why do entrepreneurs choose to become entrepreneurs? Answers might include things like freedom to work in one’s own time, more money, working less, and more time to spend with family and friends. Unfortunately, in many cases these ideals of entrepreneurship are a lot further than the truth. More often than not, entrepreneurs quests for success lead to ailments such as, ‘take-on-too-much-itus’ or ‘do-it-all-my-self-itus’. And as a result, their energetic, creative minds that find opportunities in every corner are hindered by various work obstacles.

Two of the greatest challenges entrepreneurs need to overcome include taking on too much and trying to do too much. These two issues are dream killers, turning entrepreneurs passions into frustration and burn out. Often entrepreneurs work 60-80 plus hours a week, and even though some will enjoy success due to their hard work, more often than not, they suffer tremendously from the stress. Having such a huge burden of responsibility coupled with busy working hours is known as the entrepreneurs curse. With all the responsibility resting on their shoulders, entrepreneurs simply don’t get any time for other activities, being chained to their self-inflicted work load

Two people who are helping entrepreneurs beat this curse are international speakers and trainers Daven Michaels and Beejal Parmar. They explain there are 5 keys to beating the entrepreneurs curse:

5 Keys to Conquer the Entrepreneurs Curse

➢    An entrepreneur should set an intention to maintain quality of life in the pursuit of success.
➢    Work on the tasks they enjoy and are good at.
➢    Utilize technology to automate as many aspects of the business as possible.
➢    Use task management and other productivity tools.
➢    Delegate tasks to others, such as employees and/or virtual employees.

Daven Michaels, CEO of, explains that his motive for starting 123Employee over 6 years ago was to provide entrepreneurs an access to virtual employees in the Philippines. He explains that virtual employees can play a vital role in helping entrepreneurs work less and make more money.

Daven shares, “Virtual employees changed my life, I am able to travel around the world, pursuing my passion for speaking, writing, music and film productions, because of the virtual employees who help run my businesses”. Daven and Beejal facilitate a live, 3-Day workshop called ‘Outsource Live!’ where they teach entrepreneurs how to best work with virtual employees and transform them from a burden to an asset in short time span.

To help entrepreneurs learn how to beat the entrepreneurs curse, Daven and Beejal created the ‘Outsource Live!’ event. Daven explains, “After running a successful outsourcing company for several years servicing larger clients, I wanted to do more to help solo-entrepreneurs and small business owners learn how to delegate and use the global workforce, and that’s how we came up with a 3-day event”.

If you want to learn how to better delegate and beat the entrepreneurs curse, Daven and Beejal are giving away tickets to their upcoming ‘Outsource Live!’ event, which can be claimed by visiting and using the promo code, ‘webpass’.

About Outsource LIve! -- For more information about outsourcing business processes or the ‘Outsource Live!’ event to be held in Los Angeles CA 19-21 Oct 2012, please visit To schedule an interview with Daven Michaels, please call 866.549.1296 x 456 or e-mail CEO (at) 123Employee (dot) com.

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