When you’re thinking about turning your passion into your own business, the pull can often feel too strong to ignore. You may have even considered leaving the comfort and security of your current job to pursue that passion. But before you do, you want to make sure you’re prepared for anything and everything to that can happen.

In this article with Forbes, thirteen successful entrepreneurs and coaches, including me, shared our thoughts on the smartest way to successfully make the leap from a 9-to-5 job to entrepreneurship. If you’re thinking about leaving the daily grind to start your own business venture, this article is for you.

My advice? Be patient while you build.

Successful entrepreneurs don’t achieve that success overnight. In fact, many are paranoid of failing all the time! You’ll need a “stick-to-it” attitude to weather the slow times. You’ll need to focus on working on your business as much as working in your business. Finally, you’ll need to be ready to move from the security of a regular paycheck to chase your dreams. Are you?

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