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Signs that you are made to be an employee for the rest of your life

By Brian Rop | January 15th 2017
Every year thousands of graduates hit the streets to look for jobs. Some go to great lengths like the other day when we witnessed a girl waving a placard on a busy road to advertise her qualifications.

 Later, a man tried the same thing but his success wasn’t reported like the girl’s if at all he was. Without a doubt, plenty of graduates out there have been programmed to think the only way out is getting a job.

The truth about life is it’s about money. Without money you are nobody. The sooner we accept this truth the better our chances are for being well off, without sweating off, building someone else company, for meager amounts of money.

The sooner you accept this truth the better your chances of being financially intelligent, something nobody shall teach you.

Here are the traits that shall predispose you to an employee status, perhaps for a better part of your life:

Following the script

The script here is; go to school, get good grades and finally get a job. And as mentioned earlier, thousands of graduates hit the street looking for a job. What for? For financially independence.

If you are one of these people you are thinking of being an employee and not an employer. It hasn’t ever occurred to you that you can build your own company, and live off your life without having to worry about being bossed around.

Once you get that job you work your ass off to impress your bosses. Maybe your are targeting that salary raise, that promotion and getting your own office (I hear its big deal). If you are lucky the only thing you will get is the employee of the year, with a 5k shilling shopping voucher, yet you made millions for the company during that period.

Financial security

A classic employee only wants security. He or she wants to be assured of a salary at the end of the month so that he or she can pay rent, food and probably entertain themselves every other weekend. Such an employee is sacred shit of the word retrenchment.

This is because they live on the salary, they depend on the salary. They barely can even afford to save. To them the job is just an acronym meaning Just Over Broke.

Risk averse

An employee can’t entertain the thought of losing money in any investment. For that matter, they rarely invest in anything. They’d rather keep their money in a bank, watch earn some little interest than risk it in any sort of investment. On the other hand, an employee who has a close affinity to risk isn’t afraid of the word risk. In fact, he gets excited by the term.

Being averse to risk stems from the fear of failure, something we’ve been conditioned to believe in school. The only people who stand out are those who do well in their examinations. Some carry this mentality their entire lives.

These kinds of people should understand that success is a poor teacher and that we learn a lot about ourselves when we fail. Failure is a part of the process of success. You cannot success without failure.

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