Independent workers are entrepreneurs

On Fast Company, an argument for independent workers not to call themselves freelancers. Instead, they ought to embrace the word “entrepreneur”.

Indeed, entrepreneurs are not necessarily venture-backed multi-million dollar boasting kids. Someone is an entrepreneur if they operate alone in the business world:

There’s no one else to blame if you fail or make a mistake. You’re in charge of all the business decisions. No one pays you to sit at a desk when the work has run dry. Operating a business alone is a huge risk, a bet we independents place squarely on ourselves.