43. Who are you?
It can sometimes prove very difficult to judge your own ability. Constantly appraise your abilities realistically and try to compare them with those of others in your field.
The size of your office compared to that of your former boss will not tell you much, although it’s nice to know he would be green with envy if he saw your gilt-edged staplers!
A can-do attitude is absolutely paramount to build a business up from pitch to profitability. Confidence in yourself and your proposal will get the business off the ground and drive you to continue late into the night and long after everyone else has clocked off. Working for yourself is in itself a huge motivator and if you have come this far then the rest is academic. There will be ...