Self-employeds are a special breed. We are confident risk-takers; we love a challenge; we have passion for what we do; we cannot imagine ever going or returning to a job in which we make someone else rich and in which we do not have complete control over our work life. And we live in a great age for entrepreneurship – there are resources like never before. Still, the statistics don’t lie. Over 50% of start-ups fail within the first five years of operation. They fail for both personal and professional reasons. Here are nine of those reasons, a combination of the personal and professional. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE.