By LORA KOLODNY
“Mike Officer leads a double life. By day, he is a senior software developer at a financial services firm in San Francisco, where he creates, tests, and debugs sophisticated computer applications used by some of the world’s largest financial institutions. But evenings and weekends, Officer changes hats and becomes CEO of Carlisle Wine Cellars, his six-year-old Russian River valley winery. ”
– A key point is to not do what your employer does. You’ll just be asking for trouble and that kind of stress is not something you will need in addition to the stress of starting a business. -ed.