If you're thinking of quitting your salaried job to start your own design business, here are a few designers who've reflected on their time in self-employment.

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I penned a few self-employment pros and cons over on Peachpit.com (a 2-page post excerpted from my book) as well as advice after five years of self-employment (written back in 2010).