29 Nov '11, 7am

New Year, New Business

by John Cerasani, author of “Paid Training “ Starting a new business is quickly becoming #1 on many people’s New Year’s resolution list. It is amazing how a down economy can really inspire the entrepreneurial spirit inside of people. Many people, both employed and unemployed, have the skills and training necessary to go into business for themselves. However, there a few things to consider before branching out on your own. Here are five things to consider before going into business for yourself: 1. Are you as good as you think you are? Take time to evaluate your skill sets. Be honest with yourself. Think about your past successes and failures and identify the cause for both. 2. Can your company compete in the long term and survive? Evaluate the industry. Is it on the upswing, stagnant or on the way down? Identify how long your company can stay afloat in the current and futu...

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