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The Accidental Startup by Danielle Babb

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Chapter 2. Myth Busters!

Small business owners are often put off by lots of myths—the unimaginable consequences of owning your own business. I hear every excuse or reason from “I don’t want to pay so much in taxes” to “I can’t afford to start a business” to “if I go into business for myself and things don’t work out, I’m damaged for life.” None of these are true! In this chapter we will explore the common myths, and the real truth behind them.

Common Myths of Self Employment

There are so many myths out there regarding your own business that it is nearly impossible to list them all—it could be a book in and of itself!

Here are some of the most common myths I hear from my students and those I consult with about starting their own businesses, and most ...

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