About the Author
is an entrepreneur, coach, and mentor who helps individuals clarify their goals and values so they can properly evaluate self-employment career options. Through his coaching business, which he undertook after a successful career as a corporate executive, he has helped countless individuals begin their road to self-employment and has participated in more than 100 franchise start-ups.
David Nilssen is a serial entrepreneur and leading expert on small business and franchise finance. His company made Inc Magazine's list of the fastest growing companied in America from 2008-2010 and has helped more than 5,000 people in all fifty states fund a business. In 2007, the Small Business Administration named Nilssen the National Young Entrepreneur of the Year.