Date Added: Aug 2009
When you crunch the numbers, starting your own business sounds like a losing venture. You have to invest a lot, with no guarantee of getting it back. Time spent working often produces no clear return, as opposed to standard jobs which pay you for the hour or week regardless of what you're doing. If you don't already have an idea that is truly unique, or can't spell out in 30 seconds how your business and your expertise would bring something new to the table, then you should probably stay in the incubation process before taking the plunge.