CHAPTER 14

The Dangers of Success and Failure

Success is not final; failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.

—Winston Churchill

It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.

—Ellen DeGeneres

People choose a lifestyle business for the freedom it provides them. Both success and failure can impose a burden on that freedom.

Danger of Success: Landing a Sugar Daddy

It is common for a start-up consultant to land an initial large client who demands much of their time and pays them well for their services. This can happen if you have recently left a company and they still need your services. That is how I first got started doing consulting. It can also happen if you have a friend or relative who needs your help ...

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