Written by Talli C. Roberts
On Navigating Shifts in Ownership as a Small Business
Small business ownership and entrepreneurship are not for the faint of heart. Who would give up a secure job with a steady income and benefits to start a small business with no assurance of success? Entrepreneurs! We are a strange breed indeed.
In my case, the vision for starting a business was born out of boredom and frustration. I was a trained and licensed interior designer with experience in design and construction project management for high-end, multi-million dollar residences, and I was working in a furniture showroom that focused purely on retail sales. It wasn’t the right fit, and I was frustrated by not being able to fully utilize my education, experience, and skill set. What made that frustration worse was seeing a void in the marketplace that I knew I had the skills and experience to meet. I knew I had something to offer, and wasn’t able to do so in that position.
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