Have you ever wanted to run your own business? If your answer is “yes,” you’re just like the 543,000 Americans who open their own small business every month. Unfortunately, most of them won’t make it.
In my latest article for Entrepreneur, I go over six more questions you need to answer “yes” to before quitting your day job and pursuing entrepreneurship full-time.
“Starting a business is like building a boat from scratch and setting sail. Unless you build boats for a living, expect things to go wrong very quickly.”
When you’re passionate about something, it’s easy to forget the work and sacrifice that goes into building a sustainable business. And unless you’ve done this before, it’s also hard to know if you’re prepared to be your own boss.
Read my full article, “Do You Really Want to Be Your Own Boss? Answer These 6 Questions First,” to figure out your next step.