With anything in life there are risks involved. Having a home based business is no exception and there are uncertainties that most people are just unwilling to endure. The fear of failure paralyzes many people because they perceive everything is life must be successful and only misfits fail. The influences from public education that only fools fail persists into everyday life causing so many to play it safe and be average. A person who starts a home based business must risk their money, time and energy on a promise that is not guaranteed. It’s just too much.