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If you decide to start your own business part-time, you'll need excellent time-management skills, strong self-discipline and support from family and friends. It's a big commitment. To succeed, think small. A series of small steps will get you as far as one giant step.

These steps include:
  • Developing a business concept
  • Writing a business plan
  • Acquiring basic business equipment
  • Setting a long-term target date to go full time
  • Aiming for moderate first-year revenues
  • Selecting time-saving business equipment
  • Maintaining top performance at your day job
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