Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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Starting: Don’t take the Leap!

April 13, 2011,

No matter how good the product is- or tastes!- you’ve got to understand what it takes to start and grow a business. You have to assess where you are in your life and think honestly about your ability to manage the uncertainty of starting up. If the timing isn’t right, then don’t force it.

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The Costs of Starting a Franchise

Not all franchisers are created equal. Some are scrupulous, and others are not. Some give lots of training and support and are easy to work with, and others don’t. Read more

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Grow: 4 Signs You May Have Outgrown Your Home Office

April 12, 2011,

Sometimes, acknowledging that your home-based business needs to move out of the house is as tough as sending your son or daughter off to college. But just like the kids can’t live with you forever, at some point, most home-based businesses will need to leave the nest.

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