Where are you in the process of starting a business? Guest blogger, Cindy Rayfield is a senior franchise consultant with FranNet Mountain West, and offers her thoughts, "There is a big difference between being "business-ready" vs. "business-curious"! Once people are over the fascination of the idea of business ownership and are truly ready to start a business, there is a shift in the language they use to discuss the solid reality, rather than a nebulous idea." Ms. Rayfield discusses when it is time to investigate the practical side of business ownership.
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