You have the burning desire to become your own boss, but you still have doubts if this is the right thing to do. Only you can make the choice and the decision because you know yourself better than anyone else does. Other people can only give you advice and make suggestions as to what has worked for them and what could possibly work for you.
There is a valuable assessment tool available to everyone that may assist you in making a decision. It is provided by the Small Business Administration at : http://www.sba.gov/assessmenttool/index.html. According to the SBA it takes about 5 minutes to complete. Why not take advantage of that tool to help determine realistically if this is what you want to do.
Once you decide to go ahead, keep in mind that as humans to
some extent we resist change, and this is often designed to protect us.
But with a positive attitude you can either remove the obstacles, learn to leap
over them, or use them as stepping stones to reach your goal of starting your