Of course building a start-up takes a lot of time, money and energy. Moreover, there is always the chance that a start-up may not succeed. And often, people believe they have to quit their jobs just to begin the process of developing a company. This belief may dissuade them from trying to pursue their dreams of running their own companies. But if you have ambitions to start a business, but are apprehensive about giving up your job, you might want to keep your job while laying the groundwork for your company.
There are a lot of things you can do while working your day job to get the ball rolling on your start-up. For example, learn all you can about running a business by carefully observing your present work environment. Look at what the company does well and the areas that could use improvement. Take note of the company's management style, leadership and team building techniques.