I am so proud to be a part of this number!(Don't you hear the keyboard?)
Oh No I am on the wrong blog, or maybe not.
When people start their own businesses, it is usually in some organic fashion. Now whether that is making stuff in your garage, identifying the need for a unique service, to outsourcing through sites like alibaba, that's how it starts. Obviously with an idea at the root, but I am talking about whether it is worth attaining critical mass here!
The real question becomes, how successful do you really need to be? And I worded that in a very personal way. I included the word "need" in the question. Now that is for many reasons, but the chief reason is obvious to some, and oblivious to others. It is very rare, that a business can grow past a certain Annual Gross Sales number, without needing outside help.
Most company's that are run by a sole proprietor or startup based, never even reach $ 1 million in sales, never mind make a …