Briana Morgaine’s recent post “8 Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Are Balancing Their Business with Their Day Job” reminded us of the importance of planning as you launch and grow your business. The best take-away from this post is taking the time to plan and prepare.
The entire post is worth reading, but here’s a quick snapshot to get you excited:
Tip 4: Use your day job to pay off debt and create an emergency fund
By giving yourself some runway for your personal and business expenses allows you to make the transition to full-time entrepreneur, or allow you the flexibility to decrease your work hours to start your business.
Tip 5: Meet with a lawyer to make sure you’re in the clear
Even when you think your business and your day job are unrelated, you should still consider talking with an attorney. You don’t want to do seemingly innocent things that will ultimately make you lose your job or lose your business.
To read the other six tips, click here. Tell us about your balancing act on Facebook.