8 GIFs That Are Scarier Than Starting Your Own Business

Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood

Editor-in-Chief at Fundera
Meredith Wood is the editor-in-chief at Fundera. She has specialized in financial advice for small business owners for almost a decade, and is sought out frequently for her expertise in small business lending. Meredith’s advice has appeared in the SBA, SCORE, Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, American Banker, Small Business Trends, and more.
Meredith Wood

Starting a small business can give even fearless entrepreneurs the creeps. There seem to be endless questions to lose sleep over: What if I let everyone down? How am I going to pay for all this? What if customers just never show up?

If you’ve got thoughts like these keeping you up at night, relax. There are far scarier things than starting your own business—in fact, we’ve rounded up eight of them. If you can make it through these (and we bet you will), you’ll be just fine.

1. Your world’s about to turn upside down, but don’t worry—it’ll all work out.

Got this one here.

2. You definitely don’t want to play with these two, but that doesn’t mean this won’t be fun.

Got this one here.

3. Just keep moving forward. This guy will disappear, we promise.

Got this one here.

4. Don’t look at that unnerving stare. Keep your eyes on your goal. Don’t look at him. Stay focused.

Got this one here.

5. No one’s actually out to get you.

Got this one here.

6. Remember who your friends are. They’re, uh, not these guys.

Got this one here.

7. You don’t have to go it alone! Really! Seriously, stop doing everything alone, especially in cornfields at night.

Got this one here.

8. See? You made it! And if you can handle all that, trust us: Running a small business will be a breeze.

Got this one here.

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Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood

Editor-in-Chief at Fundera
Meredith Wood is the editor-in-chief at Fundera. She has specialized in financial advice for small business owners for almost a decade, and is sought out frequently for her expertise in small business lending. Meredith’s advice has appeared in the SBA, SCORE, Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, American Banker, Small Business Trends, and more.
Meredith Wood

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