Should I start my own business? (an algorithm)

A lot of people find that question especially difficult. More so because they are unaware of the pitfalls that could trip and trap them. While it is definitely worthwhile to give your entrepreneurial dreams a shot, it is also imperative that you know exactly what you are getting into.

The following chart helps beginners get an idea of some of the traps that they need to avoid. And to check that they really know the whirlpool/quicksand that they are getting into.

From The Economic Times, 30 Oct, 2011.