Reconstructing your business

Being your own boss is a great thing if it suits your temperament, but there’s a risk. If you or a loved one get sick, there’s no fallback position. Your business takes the hit and at some point you have to pick up and start over.

That’s the position Carol Lynne Johnson finds herself in. A licensed mortgage consultant for 25 years who moved to Woodstock from New York City, she confessed that she “never took time off.”

“The business changes so quickly, and it’s so important to keep your networking active,” she said, “that there just never seemed to be the opportunity.”

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