Do It Yourself
You may have to wear many hats as a homebased entrepreneur, but they don't have to weigh you down.
QUESTION: I have always dreamed of quitting my job and starting my own business from home. But I've worked for companies all my life, and while I do know how to be innovative, I don't know how to handle simple things like getting computers repaired, sending out direct-mail coupons or ordering supplies. I'm afraid I won't be able to handle everything on my own. Are there places that can help?
ANSWER: You probably won't be able to jump right in and do all the new things you've never done before. There's always a learning curve involved in mastering new responsibilities. We suggest starting your business on the side while you're still drawing a regular paycheck so you can get through the learning curve before you run out of money.
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