Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Does the idea of being your own boss appeal to you? Do you have an idea for a business?
If so, there are a variety of resources available that can help you determine whether or not self-employment is for you, and to support you if you decide to start your own business.
Self-Employment: Is It For Me?: This booklet from the Government of Alberta can help you determine if being your own boss is the right choice for you.
Is Self Employment Right For You?: While much of the information on this site is relevant only in the UK, this list of pros and cons will help anyone thinking of starting their own business.