Many people dream of starting their own businesses.  Making the transition from a corporate to small business environment can either seem deceptively simple, or can feel like you’re the only one speaking a language you understand.  Assuming that processes and communication styles can transition from one to the other is setting yourself up for failure. asked me to write about the significant differences between corporate and entrepreneurial endeavors and how to adjust both your business practices and expectations.  If you’ve ventured into small business ownership, what challenges have you faced in making the transition? I’d like to hear from you!