How I Run My Business On Less Than $75 A Month

Money needn't be the reason that now isn't the right time to start something of your own.  Maybe you've an idea for a side business, something you're passionate about, or know a lot about, but the thing that's stopping you exploring the possibility of taking it further is the idea that you have to lay out a large amount of money to get it off the ground.

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Seven things you need to consider when starting a small business

Starting your own business can be a really daunting prospect.  There's so much to consider - what’s your product? How will you make money? How will you tell people about what you do? Will you sell online or in person? How will you manage to run a business alongside family or other work commitments?

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Why you don’t have to be an entrepreneur to run your own business

It may be that the idea of becoming an entrepreneur is the very thing putting you off starting your own business.  There’s a certain image associated with those behind a startup, and if you feel you don’t fit the mould, you might decide the world of running your own show just isn’t for you.

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Three reasons why you shouldn’t give up your day job - just yet

It can be really frustrating when you come up with an idea for a project: you’re itching to get it off the ground properly; you’re snatching moments of time to work on it in spare hours (for me it was waking at 6am on a Sunday, forfeiting the coveted lie-in!); it’s impossible to feel like you’re achieving much, the flow being constantly interrupted by daily life and your ongoing obligations.  Oh, the magic that could happen if you could concentrate full-time on bringing your idea to life.  And all you see around you is the motivational words of the gurus who want you to STOP DREAMING AND START DOING, that risks need to be taken in order for results to come, LEAP and the net shall appear…

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How to stop procrastinating

The idea that your thing is out there for you, somewhere, is actually the biggest thing in your way right now.  You’re waiting for your thing to appear, for it to feel like you’ve arrived at the idea that is yours, that you were destined for - this is the work you were born to do.  And all the while you’re doing just that - waiting.

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Why multiple income streams are the most sustainable way to earn money

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.”  Ellen Goodman

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