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25 Nov 2005

Cold feet?
What do you do when your dream is (almost) realised, but you get cold feet and walk away???

Spent the whole morning at the bank, my application for a (huge) loan was finally approved. But I got cold feet, told Mugg & Bean I can't go ahead with the purchase of the franchise in a new shopping centre (opening in July 06) close to our home.

I am so disappointed in myself. But if it didn't work, we would have lost everything, and I have three children. What an anti-climax!!!
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

HMm, sorry to hear of your dilemma Buzz. They always caricature the Bartender in a pub as listening to people's problems and giving advice --- you'd be dandy at that role --- and combining it with coffee might be even healthier ! No, this is understandable caution. It could be a great chance, but not if it's failure would lead you to lose everything. One needs to take sensible gambles, but never if they would leave you running on empty. Maybe a different, less expensive opportunity might turn up ? Is there someone else, with more funds, who might join you in such a venture, diluting the risk ?
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