When Did You Tell Family and Friends You Were Going into Business for Yourself?
Your friends and family are 100% on your side - but the way they express their care and support can vary widely. One thing I've learned? Not everyone shares the same cost-benefit analysis when it comes to self-employment. (That may explain why reactions tomynews ranged from "That's totally awesome!!" to "Are you sure you wouldn't prefer a little more...job security?")
When did you tell family and friends you were ready to go into business for yourself, and what was their reaction? How did you go about making the Big Announcement?