In order to succeed, you will need desire, discipline, motivation, and a plan. Computer consulting is far more than technical skills alone, but if you have what it takes you can become a successful business owner.
Motivation is key when starting your own business. There will be lots of ups and downs along the way. Sometimes the darkest nights will come after you've been in business awhile, but if you stick with it, you can overcome the obstacles.
You will also need a plan. Many businesses fail because of too little planning. You need to know what you must do each week to keep your business afloat – from making money to networking with others.
If you have both motivation and a plan, you can succeed. Learn more about becoming your own boss in the full article (link above).
Added by Joshua Feinberg