An Explanation Of Why The Individual Is Considered An Entrepreneur

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An Explanation of Why the individual is considered an Entrepreneur
According Merriam-Webster an entrepreneur is a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money. (Merriam-Webster 2015) The entrepreneur that I chose to profile certainly fit this definition. He’s 37 year old Herbert Doucet. He was born in Opelousas Louisiana and grew up in Palmetto Louisiana. He is known to his friends as Mr. Herb. Mr. Herb is a family man. His wife’s name is Cheritha Docuet and his children are Taylor Doucet 13 and Herbert Doucet IV 15. Mr. Herb is a Master Barber at Sharp Cutz.
Mr. Herb is an imposing figure standing at about 6”5” and 265lbs. As I walked into the barber shop to interview him he had a client in his chair with about 2-3 more heads waiting.
Music and T.V. was playing in the back ground. The other barbers and patrons were chattering about the latest world and community events.
When Mr. moved to Georgia and starting cutting hair for a living he was taking a risk, the risk of not being able to make enough money to sustain his family.
Experiences That Lead individual to Becoming an Entrepreneur
Mr. Herb stated that when he moved to Georgia and started cutting hair that he found the flexibility in being an entrepreneur the most attractive benefit. He was able to pickup and drop his children off at school. This benefit he still enjoy as his kids have grown and are very active in school sports. He also stated the experiences he had as a kid played…

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