The ups and downs of owning a small business
It took a while, but Anna Johnstone's business now works for her, rather than her working for it.
Forget about the money side, running your own business must be driven by love.
Give your ideas a chance but don't borrow against your house, unless you have great self control.
You need to know what you're selling, and how much, to stay afloat. Whatever you do don't guess.
It isn't easy, but here's how having your own business can unlock the wealth and freedom you dream of.
Spend a few years living like most people won't so you can spend the rest living like most people can't.
Working for yourself is great but you'll soon learn to ignore your gut instinct at your peril!
Obstacles litter the path to setting up a business, but you can get around them, Corrin Miller says.
Not everyone is suited to running their own business, John McArdle says.
Passion can trump experience when it comes to small business, says Crateive Design owner Matt Besley.