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Myth #5: I’m Too Old to Start a Business

  • If starting a business is something you’re doing just to make money rather than because there’s something you want to do or try, compare what you’d make working at a full or part-time job to what you’ll make with your own business.
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Myth #4: I Can’t Afford to Start a Business

  • Most businesses won’t yield enough return on investment in the first year or two to be your primary means of support. With that caveat your can provide more income than if you do nothing, and, more importantly every journey begins with a first step.
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Myth #3: Starting a Business is Expensive

  • It doesn’t need to be.  In the book: $1,000 Start-Ups (available on Amazon.com) I’ve provided detailed information for 60 businesses you can start for less than $1,000.
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Myth #2: Growing and Running a Business Takes Long Hours

  • When I look back at the businesses I’ve started and consider the comments made by business owners I talked to while writing this book, one common theme is: most people who open businesses try, often by necessity, to make a living with their business from the start and are driven to spend whatever time it takes to get the business started.
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Myth #1: Starting a Business is Hard

None of the steps to starting a business is  ‘hard’. They might require knowledge you don’t have. They might require a skill you’ve never developed, but with the availability of information today, you can learn to do about anything. 180 more words

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