It’s a business, not a hobby.

Needlepoint stitching is something we all love to do; needlepoint accounting is typically not.

But unless you are prepared to at least pretend to want to understand the joys of bookkeeping, don’t even think about opening your own store.

Now say hello on a daily basis to your new friend: the spreadsheet, as well as fascinating subjects such as cash flow analysis, break even estimates, and double entry whatever.