Working for someone else, whether it be in a small business or in a large corporation, doesn't give people that secure, warm fuzzy feeling it did in years past. With the current unemployment rate at almost ten percent and an economy that is not yet stabilized, many find themselves in transition. If you are one of those individuals, in considering your options be sure to consider putting your fate in your own hands instead of someone else's by working for yourself. Buy your own business. Being in charge of your own destiny through business ownership can be both frightening and rewarding. It may be frightening as everything rests on you, yet it can be rewarding for the very same reason. There is an element of risk in every new venture and diving into business ownership is no exception. But the fact remains that being an employee these days, is hardly risk free. There are those who are born to be business owners and for some it is a learned discipline. The most successful owners are those with a perse ...

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