Alan Manly featured in Inside small business magazine
Article Title: Five things I wish I knew before starting a business
Starting a business will consume all your energy, with planning often consisting of surviving from day-to-day.
It is said that, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” Most people are happy to accept that proposition because while ignorance is not always bliss, it doesn’t pose an immediate danger, as most people tend to avoid risk. Setting up a start-up is a rush into the high-end of the risk zone where even minor things going wrong can have a significant impact on your potential success. More humbling is the situation of starting a business when the bleeding obvious was among your “don’t knows.”