Bob Chalfant, entrepreneurship lecturer in the CBA, was recently featured in a Crain’s Cleveland Business story on entrepreneurship.
The story, which features several entrepreneurs, states that many pursue a business part-time while holding on to the security of a full-time salary.
Chalfant, who runs a property management and investment firm part-time, noted that it is not easy being a full-time employee and part-time entrepreneur.
“You won’t get a lot of sleep,” he said. There will be things around the house that won’t get done, so your spouse has to be supportive.”
Chalfant also warned against pursuing part-time entrepreneurship just for the extra money or because you hate your job.
“You have to love it,” he advised. “Not just be interested in it, but love it. If it is drudgery, it’s going to fail.”
See the full story in Crain’s Cleveland Business, Feb. 16, 2011 - Ideas spark double duty.