As a small business owner, you know the importance of a having a support system around you. Part of that support system is seeking advice from fellow solopreneurs. Today's advice comes from Stephanie St.Claire at BlissBombed.com. Her article, "11 Things I Wish I Knew When I started My Business", has so many pearls, we think you will love reading it! One of our favorites is the following:
NUMBER 4.RUNNING OUT OF MONEY IS A COMMON PART OF THE JOURNEY. You won’t expect it, because you prepared for the long haul. You secured a business loan, or got some investors, or sold your house (cough, cough), or have one year’s worth of savings and you have planned accordingly.But then all of the sudden, midst the puffy clouds and blue skies, your little twin engine Entreprenairplane will sputter, the needle on the gas gauge unexpectedly plummeting to zero, and you will have only one choice… land your plane on the wild, abandoned air strip called Bank Balance: Fourteen Dollars. And this will be the LAST PLACE you ever thought you’d crash land, because didn’t you pass this test on No More Sephora Island?