One of the key motivators for people to go into business is to create wealth and to have control over the wealth creation process. Business owners are willing to trade their time knowledge and skills in the open market in the endeavour to obtain a greater return on investment from their assets. The measure of how well they are managing their key asset, themselves, is their net worth.
Wealth is how long you can live off the income generated by your assets (1)
The money business owners make, is often re invested into assets like property and shares. Sometimes a business owner wishes to invest in people and to grow their business by leveraging the time and talents of their staff.