Friday 5: Top 5 business start-up myths

This week’s Friday 5 comes from Business Opportunities and Ideas. Check out the top 5 business start-up myths. Myth #2 says:

Myth No. 2: It takes years to start a business from scratch.

Fact: Most businesses are established within six months, but those thinking about or avoiding starting a business tend to assume that it takes substantially longer, on average, deterring some from starting up.

When I started my consulting business, I started making money within a couple of months. It wasn’t long till I gave up my day job and officially became a consultant.