Oct 14 2010
Let’s look at 4 types or groups of people are classified according to how they have to generate their cash incomes.
Employees are people who generate income from a job, i.e., make money by working in a business, company or institution from a third party.
Employees are characterized by people who seek security and economic stability, and that it is willing to work long hours a day for several years.
Even today, due to frequent layoffs occurring in companies, and the volatility of pension systems, such security does not seem so real.
The advantages of being an employee lie in the confidence to have a steady income and regular, and the benefits you receive as a worker.
While the disadvantages are the instability that now have contracts in companies and retirement systems and the need to meet a schedule, working for several hours, and the possible limitation of one’s true potential.
In terms of generating money, can be used with great income and benefits as the executives of large corporations, if however, the vast majority of employees difficult to become rich or wealthy.
Independent professionals are people who generate income from the making of a particular office, that is, they get money for certain work or activities that benefit others.
Independent professionals are characterized as people who like to do things on their own. To depend on themselves to generate income, often meticulous, perfectionists at what they do.
Example of independent professionals are lawyers, doctors, carpenters, agents, consultants, etc.
The advantages of being a freelancer is the ability to rely only on yourself to generate revenue, and the ability to work on something that one would like to do.
The disadvantages are that by specializing in only one activity, and having to work full time on it, rarely an independent professional has the training and time needed to find other ways to generate income.
In terms of generating money, a freelancer is often generate more money an employee, however, as they, a small percentage of independent professionals get to become rich or wealthy people.
Business owners or entrepreneurs
Business owners or entrepreneurs are people who generate income from a business or company they own, that is, get money from the profits they generate their own business or enterprise.
Business owners or entrepreneurs are characterized by enterprising people who like to be around people, and delegate responsibilities.
The advantages of being a business owner or entrepreneur lies in being his “own boss”, the possibility of developing one’s creativity, you can control your own schedule, the excitement of adventure to create and grow a business.
The disadvantage is the risk that might start a new business or company, and that their businesses or companies usually depend on features that he makes, may cease to exist if it is not present.
In terms of generating money, a business owner or entrepreneur, you can get large sums of money, but not so much an investor could do this because a business owner usually cannot stop working on your business because its operation depends on it, so I do not have time to create or invest in other businesses.
Investors are people who generate income from the investments made, i.e., they get money from the proceeds of their investments.
Investors are people who invest in securities (such as stocks or bonds), real estate and business; where unlike a business owner or company, the investor does not usually work on it.
Investors are characterized by people trained in economics, marketing, finance and legal, able to anticipate changes in the market that allows them to spot opportunities.
The advantages of being an investor lies in the ability to accumulate large amounts of money and time, have some free time to pursue other activities.
In terms of generating money, an investor can end up accumulating large sums of money. Most wealthy people in the world tend to be within this category.
Once we know the 4 types or groups of people according to their way of generating income, we must ask:
* What type or group we belong?
* Which of them should actually be, taking into account our true abilities and attitudes?
* Which of them would like to join?
* What skills and abilities we develop to be in that group you would like to join?