Is it possible to start a buisiness and have a full time job?
i recently posted a question on how to start a dog walking buisiness, i have now got a full time job as a support worker, but i do not want to give up on a dream of becoming my own boss, is it possible to reach my dream and work? if so, what will i have to take in to consideration. any advice will be welcome. thanks in advance!
Asked By: boro_till_i_die - 12/7/2008
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Hi, i am in the same boat as you doing exact the same and same business idea. Have you started to advertise yet? I have been advertising but it is slow, got 1 job with word of mouth and 1 phone call for work in January. I really wanna do this as i love animals and i love being active and outdoors... More
Answered By: ? - 12/8/2008
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You would most likely have to do it on weekends. Take this into consideration, you will need to spend alot of time on it.
Answered By: SJC91 - 12/7/2008
60% of new business fail in the first three years
Answered By: Mr. Grinch - 12/7/2008
Yes my husband has just done it he started by building up the business on his day -off and doing preparation and planning etc in the evenings He now has his own business and does not now work for an employer Good Luck!
Answered By: Jan409 - 12/7/2008
It is often the best way to start. Continuing to work whilst setting up a business allows you to build your business and reputation whilst having the security of employed salary come in. Make sure you fully research your business idea and see what competition is out there. good luck with your venture. Aly
Answered By: Aly "geordie-coach" - 12/7/2008
Sure! I work in a business that many people start part-time, alongside their FT job, and work it until they can no longer afford to keep the "day" job! Be prepared to sacrifice something else; if you want a successful business, you can do it part-time, but that does not mean "spare" time! Work it like a business and... More
Answered By: Natalie B - 12/7/2008
It is possible to do it. When we set up our first business we both had 'day' jobs. What it means in practical terms is that you are limited to when you can work on your business - evenings and weekends - and that's not always convenient for when your customers want to contact you... More
Answered By: Rosemary P - 12/7/2008
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