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Businesses Doomed From The Start

If you can identify with any of the following, you might want to think twice before diving into your business venture.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Don't start a business . . .

  • If you have no stomach for risk.
  • If you confuse interest with skill.
  • If you can't deal with confusion or lack of structure.
  • If you're undercapitalized.
  • Just because you're bored.
  • Just because you think you've got the most original idea around.
  • Just because your family is pressuring you.
  • Just because you think it will be fun.
  • Just because you don't want to take orders from anyone.
  • Just because you want to make lots of money.