“With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.” -Chinese Proverb
I’ve recently decided that I am going to take my time with this whole starting-a-business thing. My overall timeline is going to be simple. The initial goal for my business is to be a part-time extra-income generator for me starting sometime before the end of this year. This blog, and the filing of my DBA paperwork, have already set the gears in motion for that. Then, in about 5 years, I’ll decide if I will make the leap to running this thing full-time. This is slightly contrary to the more aggressive timeline I originally had, and I’ve changed my “About” page to reflect this accordingly.
Five years is a long time. Why am I setting this goal so far ahead? [Read more…]