Another great article by Derek Sivers. I highly suggest to read his blog, full of priceless suggestions on how to be a great entrepreneur (a not only).
There’s a big difference between being self-employed and being a business owner.
Being self-employed feels like freedom until you realize that if you take time off, your business crumbles.
To be a true business owner, make sure you could leave for a year, and when you came back, your business would be doing better than when you left.