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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting And Running A Coffeebar by Susan Gilbert, W. Eric Martin, Linda Formichelli

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Chapter 2
Why You?
In This Chapter
  • ◆What you need to be a successful coffee shop owner
  • ◆Do you have what it takes?
  • ◆The pros and cons of going it alone
  • ◆How to get experience
 
Your dream: To tell your current employer to “take this job and shove it,” sally forth on your own, and say good-bye to morning commutes, annoying co-workers, and getting up at 6 A.M.
Don’t set fire to that bridge just yet—it takes a certain kind of personality, and heaping piles of commitment and motivation, to make it as a business owner. What’s more, successful coffee shops often open by 6 A.M. to catch morning rush hour commuters, which means you’ll need to get up even earlier than usual!
Do you have the chops? Read on to discover the personality of a successful business owner, ...

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