Don't get started until you fully understand what home-based businesses require. It requires focus and dedication, among other attributes that you will discover and develop on your journey to freedom and success. You can do any and everything once you put your mind to it. At a 9-to-5 job, your boss can decide to hire or fire you at will; how you spend your hours daily are decided for you. Also, what happens in those eight hours affects your life in general. You have little to no control and at the end of the week, they hand you a paycheck that hardly makes ends meet. What you earn is too valuable to leave in the hands of others.