In a time where the economy is chaotic and security in a 9-5 job is something from the past, a lot of people go on the internet to find ways to earn money. It is a fact that people are losing their jobs without having any backup plan, to assist them and their loved ones. And let’s be honest, wouldn’t it be cool if you could build a business from your home in your spare time, while still having your normal job. You then have an extra income if that is what you prefer. I personally believe that starting a home based business is going to be more and more popular over the next few years as it has been for several years. What is fascinating is that in the future, the home based business industry such as Network Marketing will be responsible for generating the most millionaires world wide. This is truly an amazing foresight because it gives the average person the opportunity become financial independent without first having to, go to school for 3-7 years in order to learn the skills required for the chosen vocation. One of the unique and splendid things about starting a home based business is that in the process you can earn while you learn.So, Could starting a home based business turn out to be a profitable investment of time and money..?The fact is that too many people don’t make a respectable seize of money in this industry which result in them leaving the industry. But this doesn’t mean that people are doomed before they even enter the industry. It just emphasizes that you need to make a clear decision and commitment to become successful no matter what it takes and how many struggles you have to over come.See, some of the differences between starting a home based business and getting a normal job is that you receive the exact amount of money equal to what you provide of energy and value to the market, in a home based business. In the majority of jobs you wouldn’t be motivated to work harder than you already do, because you know that you will get them exact same salary as last month.Knowing that this kind of business challenges the way you used to think and that you suddenly have carry all the responsibility yourself, will turn a lot of people off. These kind of people are looking for a safe and secure job but as mentioned before that era is over and if these people don’t make a choice to take full responsibility for their financial future they could sadly wind up losing everything they own.To make it profitable in this industry, you first want to start on a journey of constant and never ending improvement of yourself. By that I mean reading books on self improvement, goal setting, success, sales, prospecting and human psychology. Reading this stuff will give you more awareness of yourself and your surroundings. You will also experience more discipline and clarity as you indulge yourself with this type of knowledge. Second you want to find out what exactly it is that you want or how much money you want to earn and then get to work, right away.. Learn everything that you can get your hands on in the industry, committing yourself to becoming excellent in your particular niche and you are well on your way to make serious profits when starting a home based business.