Brainfood: Ten ways to ... Start a business

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

The idea is paramount Surround yourself with people you trust ... ... but not necessarily your friends Get the best professional advice you can afford Don't leap until you're truly ready Pare your start-up costs to the bone Be ready to work harder than you ever have Be flexible to move with the market Cling on to equity for as long as possible The idea is paramount

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