Our lives sometimes have unexpected twists and turns and we need to take detours. For instance, it may be that we had determined that we had X number of hours to spend working on our business at the beginning. However, then our hours at our day job were increased.
Another example might be that our finances may change when something essential had an increase in cost. Now we don’t have the same amount of money for operating our business. Last example, we had a full-time job and have been developing our home business slowly, part-time. We then find out that the day job will be eliminated and we need to find a new full-time position in a short span of time.
Eventually the idea is to devote more time to our home business and make it our primary source of income. Be sure you have the replacement income secured first, if that is your plan. It takes time normally and logically to develop a new business. The point is that either way, don’t quit. Don’t give up just because your plan has to change when life interferes! Make a new plan. The point is not to make your home business expendable. You wouldn’t/couldn’t just throw your day job away if your situation changed.
Many don’t really take their home business seriously. As such they never really succeed to earn substantial (adequate) income. If a million different things take precedence over doing the work necessary to develop your business, you are obviously not sticking to any plan where your business is concerned. You do need a plan and maybe a few alternate plans just in case.
Analyze what your expenses are and how much money you have to live. Whatever the balance is, that is what you have to work with to start a business. Remember you have to consider your survival FIRST. Never speculate with your living expenses like the mortgage. Everything is a gamble, but you can make it so you don’t just waste your time and money even if there is little of both.
You can do this any way. If you are serious and it boils down to few resources to work with, you will still find a way to stash $5-10 every time you have money. Just think about what is more important and it should usually be your business. Just ask yourself if going on a trip is more important than your idea to start a home business. Think about creating something that will give you more income in the future so that you don’t need to worry so much about spending money.