Millions of people hate their jobs and would love to start a small business, yet very few actually try - the process can feel as scary as jumping off a cliff. No matter how boring or stressful a job might be, it's hard to give up a salary and benefits. But for some it can be the smartest, happiest decision of a lifetime. Pamela Slim explores both the big emotional issues of leaving the corporate world and the nuts and bolts of launching a business. Drawing on anecdotes from her own career, Slim will help readers weigh up their options and make a successful escape.