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So you want to be your own boss! You're ready to take control of your worklife and create your own business. You'll work where, when, and how you want. Great goal, but how do you make it happen?
Start here: take it step-by-step at Idea Cafe.
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Step 1: YOUR BUSINESS IDEA
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Step 3: PLAN YOUR BUSINESS
Step 4: LEGAL SET-UP
Step 5: GET MONEY & DO IT!
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How to Really Start Your Own Business by David Gumpert is a smart step-by-step guide on the biz basics that will help your business idea turn into a successful startup.
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Idea Cafe's Pre-Pink Slip Action Plan: Or Seven Steps to Take While You've Still Got a Job.
from Idea Cafe CEO Francie Ward.
Next attack the steps ahead. First skim though to see the whole picture; then work out your thoughts on paper; then act!
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