I would think everyones goals would to be at #3 or 4. Why wouldn't you want to be even if you kept your business small.
My goal isn't to just own my own job. I want to retire someday and I don't want to do physical labor when I'm 55 either because I never expanded my business beyond myself and a few other guys. I'm not sure how much of the labor Tara does, but yesterday I spent 8 hours digging a trench in the worst clay and rock combo. And no way to get a trencher in. I was very tired. Theres no way I want to be involved in that type of labor when I'm older.
Steve - What do you think about putting the quick post back?