Welcome to the age of free agency employment. If you have not already realized it yet, you are alone out there in the employment world let to fight for your right to work against others who are equally skilled, experienced and hungry. The best weapon you have in this battle is the entrepreneurial shield. 

The entrepreneurial shield is your ability to become an entrepreneur should you need to. Whether that means starting a consulting firm, starting a business, buying a business, launching a franchise, developing a side hustle, or any other mechanism to generate replacement income; it means that you are ready to develop cash-flow from alternate methods. 

At StartUpSmart.com, we help crowd source ideas, tools, and skills that are necessary for you to conceptualize, launch, and grow your business. 

Here's to the entrepreneurs of the world. Here's to your success. Here's to helping others successfully develop their entrepreneurial shield.