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You have everything to be excited about. You've freed yourself from a job that cramped your style. You've dreamed of being the one in charge, making things happen at your pace and on your terms--and now you're doing it!

So why do you feel down?

Isolation. Steady paychecks and free office supplies aren't the only things you'll miss about your old job in the early stages of your new business. You'll also find yourself longing for gossip at the water cooler, lunches with co-workers and all the other readily available opportunities for human interaction you took for granted at your old job.