Chapter 7. Growth and Next Steps

Now your business is trading and you are making money, you need to congratulate yourself. Look back on the work you've done to get to this point and start to plan your next steps.

At this juncture you have a few choices to make. You may just want to carry on the business and enjoy being your own boss, making enough to put away some pennies and go on the odd holiday every year. It may be that you would like to grow the business into a 10-person venture, so that you can retire early and let someone else run the business while you spend your days enjoying the luxuries in life while attending a few board meetings here and there. Or you could take the plunge and go for the big one: grow the business to the point of a ...

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