So you want to be a computer consultant? You have dreams of starting your own business so you can work on your own, make lots of money, and be your own boss?
Computer consulting is a great field to be in, and will be in demand for the foreseeable future. But setting realistic expectations is a key component to getting your business started on the right foot.
I spend a decent amount of time browsing forums related to the computer consulting business and I find that many people who are just starting out can have similar misconceptions about exactly what it takes to be in this line of work.
Here are some of the myths I see most often, in no particular order: