Illustration: Nick Sheeran

A Recession Is No Worse Than Any Other Time to Start a Business

Why you have just as good of a shot in an economic downturn

Considering how awful it is to be a human now, it seems like an even worse time to become an entrepreneur.

Amid all this, going out on your own seems like a lemming’s leap. There’s nothing to catch you out there, and the rocks below the cliff are extra sharp.

The truth is there’s never a good time to start a business, just as there is never a bad time to start a business.

Journalist and Writer. Canuck. Author of “The Soul of an Entrepreneur”, “The Revenge of Analog”, “The Tastemakers”, “Save the Deli”, and unwritten books.

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