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As you explore career options you may want to consider becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own business. You may be happy and successful in your own business if you:

  • Possess an inner drive to be independent
  • Are able to set and achieve goals
  • Are flexible and adaptable
  • Are willing to work hard
  • Have confidence in your ability to succeed
  • Possess self-discipline, leadership abilities and organizational skills
  • Have the confidence to make decisions and take calculated risks

Curious to explore further? Take the Reality Check for Small Business Owners [PDF] from the California Career Planning Guide.