Starting your own company and becoming an entrepreneur is not like starting a new job. It's more like starting a new phase that will have a significant impact on your life AND on all of those close to you. This quick article does a great job of pointing out 6 topics you should seriously consider. 92% of startups fail - but often it's all of the noise around you that impacts your success. You may have a great idea but your "idea" is only one of many hurdles you will face. Things do smooth out over time, but it’s often a lumpy ride in the beginning.