When I sat down to write this article I considered several titles; Not All Plastic is Created Equal, Don’t Take it Personally, Swiping Your Way Into Chapter 7, and several others that aren’t worth mentioning. I chose the one with the word “Collide” because that’s how many small business owners feel when they make the mistake of mismanaging their small business credit card accounts.
If you're contemplating leaving your day job then these scenarios are likely playing out endlessly in your mind. Your decision-making process might be made easier if you can check a few items off of your 'quit your day job to-do list' before you actually quit your day job.
In many ways, starting a business is like becoming a new parent. From the very beginning, you have to spend a lot of time caring for the business to help it survive. You find yourself continually sacrificing your own wants to give it a better chance to succeed. Even when you try to spend some time away from it, you can’t resist calling the “babysitters” to check on it.