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Carol Roth on the Timing for Starting a Business

Written By: Catherine Morgan | Comments Off on Carol Roth on the Timing for Starting a Business

Carol Roth says, “You have to be the right person starting the right business at the right time.”

I phrase it slightly differently stressing that anyone who wants to start a business needs to nail the answers to these three questions: Why you? Why this? Why now?

It’s important to remember not only do you need to consider your professional skills and goals, but also your personal situation, including whether you are in the position to invest your capital and your time.

Starting a business is hard work!

Regarding original business ideas, Carol says that by the time you’ve thought of it, a zillion other people have thought of it, too.

If you are considering starting a business, you’ll definitely want to watch this short interview.

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Catherine Morgan is the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc., a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in business or career transition. She specializes in helping entrepreneurs transition to corporate jobs they love. Catherine is the author of the eBook Re-Launch You: Discovering Your Point B and Embracing Possibility. An experienced independent consultant who was employed by three of the former Big Five consulting firms, Catherine speaks frequently on topics related to career transition, small business, productivity, and mental health. She doesn’t take herself seriously, but takes her subject matter very seriously.