What It’s Like To Start Your Own Firm, According To The Subway Slapper’s Lawyer

Do you ever dream of quitting your job, throwing caution to the wind and beginning a business venture of your own?

Aside from the whole ‘throwing caution to the wind’ thing, that’s essentially what small business owners do when building an enterprise from the ground up. That and, well, embarking on a grueling and extremely difficult journey to create something profitable out of almost nothing.

To highlight the trials and tribulations of being at the head of a new company, we’ve partnered with Intuit, makers of QuickBooks, to speak with small business owners from a variety of different fields — including law, retail and professional services — for their take on getting started, overcoming obstacles and facing challenges along the road to success.