How you can use your time, experiences, and connections on your current job to greatly improve your chances of success when you finally start your own business.
In an ideal world, you would have at least a year’s salary saved up and you are in a safe position to quit your day job in order to completely focus on your new business. Unfortunately, this is not feasible or practical for many first-time business owners. But on the flip-side, keeping your day-job will give you access to several key ingredients that are essential to a new business: money, customers, contacts, suppliers, sub-contractors, market research, health insurance, and personnel. And because of these ingredients, you must look at your job as a blessing, not a time-wasting hassle. Continue reading