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Choosing a home-based business

What kind of home business should I start? 
First, BE PATIENT. It takes time and research to find the right business for you.

Your next step is to decide what kind of business is best for you by identifying where your passion lies. When the operation of your business -- sales, accounting, cash flow woes, etc. -- gets you down, doing what you love will be what brings you back.

How many hours can/do you want to work? Some business require more time than others. How much money do you need to make? Some businesses are more profitable than others.

The best way to make the best choice is to do as much thinking and research as you can. Take some classes at your local community college. Check into the free counseling available at your local Small Business Development Center. Discover who you are, what you'd like to do for a career, and how the two best fit together. 
Brain Trust contributor: Co-Author of The 30 Second Commute
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