So, you want to be unemployed? 7 tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

Lessons gained from starting my own brokerage
  • You will be ripped off; the market will adapt; never stop improving.
  • Fall in love with your customers and consider them clients for life.
  • Sooner or later, your venture will require 100 percent of your attention to reach fruition.

In October of 2012 I was a Boise City firefighter, a union member and a public employee. I had one of the most dependable occupations, at least in regard to the danger of being fired (no pun intended).