Well, there we have it, the end of our short time together. I hope that this book has inspired you to do something – hopefully, to become successfully self-employed. If, on the other hand, it has put you off for now, perhaps that’s no bad thing either, because taking the step that leads you into employing yourself can be a momentous one. It is literally life-changing and if you can make a success of it you will, I assure you, never want a ‘proper job’ again.

You may think that at times my messages have been tough, but most of the failures I have seen in self-employment have been because of simple mistakes and unrealistic expectations. If I have alerted you to the pitfalls, hopefully you won’t fall into them.

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