Being self-employed as a freelancer or business owner isn't the same as being an entrepreneur. While many people prefer the flexibility and freedom of working for themselves rather than working for someone else, being an entrepreneur isn't about improving your own work-life balance. It's about improving other people's lives. And whether you're developing entirely new products or services or seeking to add value to existing ones, it can take long hours of hard work. To boost your chances of success, Patrick Clements shares here six important lessons every budding entrepreneur needs to learn.