One of the end goals of most entrepreneurs is financial freedom. So what exactly does financial freedom mean? Well to me that means not needing to work, i.e. having a residual income steady enough, and large enough, to have the ability to stop working. So if you want to go on a holiday to a tropical island for 3 weeks, you can do that and not worry about the business (or businesses). So, how do we get there? Good, solid planning and preparation. From day 1 you could be looking at those working with you to groom them into a management position where you could leave.