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Everyone would welcome a guarantee that our business will be profitable, make lots of money. However, your decisions/actions are the main keys to being on track for success. Work hard, set reasonable prices, guarantee your services so you'll build a business with satisfied customers.

However, even your personal guarantee will NOT be enough to satisfy everyone simply because of who they are. My suggestion is to acknowledge the challenge and refund their money with a smile. Mark their account NSA [code: Never Serve Again]... or if you prefer.... DNS [Do Not Serve!] to avoid future headaches.

What do YOU love doing?

What do you enjoy? What are your talents, skills, experiences? None of us can decide that we want to be a Concert Pianist, a Jet Pilot, an Engineer or a Doctor WITHOUT the education and training required. Think about your past experiences, your career choices, enjoyable jobs you've done to earn an income in your past.

You may have to ignore what other people want you to do. Maybe you'd really like to take pictures, be a photographer, set up a retail studio. Obviously, your spouse may think differently and for good reason. A close friend may think you should be more practical so you can earn a good living to support your family.

In their opinion, most likely coming through loud and clear, they "think" buying a Wendy's franchise or a lawn care service, a pizza place, makes the most sense. However, it's your own decision to decide what's best for you. You must weigh the options, choices that are readily available and then take action to either work from home or work for an employer to earn a regular paycheck.

Agreement with your spouse is has long-term benefits. Delaying your decision is simply a little blip in the roadway when it comes to keeping harmony on the home front. Usually, there's a valid reason that others may suggest that you slow down the process, particularly taking on the ownership of a business.

Maybe a home based business is in your future but not today. Obviously, much depends on your financial situation but many enterprising entrepreneurs do both, work from home a few hours in the evening while holding down a regular position with an employer for a weekly paycheck.

Do what you have to do that makes sense now. Set your goals to eventually run a home based business when cash flow makes it possible. It's never as quick and easy as some Internet gurus want you to think. There's work, time, energy, learning the "how to" that makes it a profitable decision. Too many folks just jump into the "fire" without proper preparation and never experience any long-term success.

Always prove your service and reliability. When you promise to do something then don't let your customer down by not showing up as promised. Let your word be an unbroken commitment.

Your customers and clients appreciate a willingness to "roll" with the "punches", be flexible if you want your business to explode with satisfied folks who don't complain. Meet their needs, wants too.

Everyone likes to know that you appreciate what they do for you. Your customers are no different. Be sure to thank them for their referrals with a hand-signed card or small gift.

Even if you don't start your business now there are important steps you can take. Begin writing your marketing plans, operating plans, etc. You'll be far ahead of most new home based business owners.


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