- Becoming Self Employed: Summary
- Create A Business Plan
- Am I A Candidate For Self-Employment?
- Consider Working At Home
- Determine The Type Of Work You Want To Do
- Do Your Research
- Determine How You Will Finance A Short Fall Until You Start Earning Enough Money
- Where To Get Assistance To Help Start Your Business
- Should You Disclose Your Health Condition To Investors/Lenders?
- Consider How Being Self Employed Will Affect Your Family, Spouse, Partner
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Whether your diagnosis has started you thinking about becoming self employed, or it's a thought that's been in the works for some time, don't let your health condition keep you from considering this option. The key is whether you're physically and mentally up to it and whether you are a good candidate for self-employment.
If you are thinking about becoming self employed, think about the following subjects, each of which are detailed in other sections of this article:
- Ask yourself:
- Do your research.
- Create a business plan.
- Determine how much money you will need to tide you over until you earn enough to continue your style of living.
- Determine where you will find the money to tide you over.
- Decide whether to tell the money about your health condition.
- Think about what you want to happen if you become sick, either for a short or longer period of time.
- Think about accessing the free help that is available.
- Consider working at home.
- Consider how the business will affect your family.
- If you are disabled, there is free help available to help you start.