While it’s true that the hard work we’ve put in to get our business off the ground warrants monetary appreciation, it’s important to find that limit of self-pay that stops you from eating into the business itself.
The search for that much-needed dough to kick-start a business plan into fruition can prove to be a difficult and stressful task, with many business owners making detrimental choices out of desperation.
“Back at work(?)” they say, bug eyed, and waiting for you to say something negative. Words to the effect of “Wish I were still on the beach” coupled with a grimace or a strategic eye-roll tend to suffice.
I’ve been fortunate enough to be my own boss for twenty years. Let me be the first to say that there isn’t a business owner in Australia, nay the world, who hasn’t fought in the battle of obtaining finance.