From Job To Home Business - what was Your Biggest Mistake?

by sal64
6 replies
Just wondering...

When you made the jump from job to working from home, what was your biggest mistake(s)?

Was it what you expected? Did you fall for the myths? Did you have a real plan in place?

Please share so that others can learn.

I'll start...

Probably the biggest was that I didn't plan my cash flow. I fell for the hype and probably quit my well paying job too early.

Problem was that I was using my sales revenue to pay the bills, where I should have been reinvesting it into the business.

What mistakes did you make? And if you had your time over, whatw ould you do differently?

Sal
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  • Profile picture of the author imfusa
    Probably the biggest was that I didn't plan my cash flow. I fell for the hype and probably quit my well paying job too early.
    This is the biggest mistake that 90% of us are doing. You should not quit your job. This "working from home thing should be like a hobby and addition income to your cash flow.
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  • Profile picture of the author FrankMiller
    I wouldn't say it's a hobby. You just gotta bust your butt and make things happen. Thinking outside the box is what separates you from the pack.
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  • Profile picture of the author asiancasanova
    True that, it it really not advisable to suddenly quit your job because you want to start working at home. For you to succeed, you should've plan things out first. You can continue working while slowly building your business. And when the time comes when you earn more online, you can have the luxury to leave your job and focus 100% on your business.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joseph Robinson
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    My biggest mistake was thinking that I still needed a job in the meantime, and going to get hired somewhere else. Turns out that did nothing but slow me down in the end.
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    • Profile picture of the author kolled
      My biggest mistake was using too much time learning than implementing. If I practiced more of what I learned, things would have moved a lot faster than they did.

      Learning is important but it is in the 'doing' that you make things happen.
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      • Profile picture of the author fin
        Probably quitting my job too early. Not that I needed the extra money to live, but I'd probably be living in a tropical country already. Now I have to wait until Oct/Nov. No big deal. It's easy to say now, though I'd probably have jumped off a roof if I stayed any longer.
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