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The Financial Times Guide to Business Start Up 2014, 27th Edition by Sara Williams

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A spot of coaching

‘I don’t have the time’ might be the instant reaction of a budding entrepreneur if it is suggested that training or asking for advice would be beneficial. At the other end of the spectrum, there may be people who could make a success of self-employment but ‘don’t know how to start’.

Training, counselling and seeking advice can all improve your chances of success, so do not dismiss the idea. If you have not yet started on your own, try to fit in some sort of training before you do so. If you are already under way, look around to see what training or help is available to fit in with your schedule – and don’t wait until things are going wrong. Give yourself the greatest chance of success and consider it now.

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