Being an entrepreneur has its perks: you can set your own schedule, have the final say in all operations, and reap in a greater percentage of the earnings. But it also comes with greater risks and tasks. Try to see your venture from all points of view—enlist a friend to play devil’s advocate—and see if this business is for you.

Read on for more tips on how to find the right business for you:

Considering setting up your own business? These articles can help you:

(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Features section as "Wanna Be the Boss? Start a Business!" in July 2007; adapted for use in Female Network)

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