If I'd Only Known...
What no one ever told me about running a business
Business ownership is full of surprises. No matter how thoroughly you plan before launching your venture or how much previous business experience you have, something unexpected always crops up. These surprises are part of the fun and challenge of entrepreneurship, many business owners say.
In the 10 years I've been writing about small business, I've been struck by how often seasoned entrepreneurs, remembering their start-up, say, "If I knew then what I know now, I would have done such-and-such differently." Wouldn't it be great, I thought, to share these lessons so other start-up business owners could avoid painful and costly surprises?
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