You can buy a small business and run it as CEO. Purchasing a small company offers significant financial rewards--as well as personal and professional fulfillment. HBR just released a new guide to buying a small business.
Part I: THINK BIG, BUY SMALL
Part II: PREPARING FOR YOUR SEARCH
Part III: FINDING THE RIGHT SMALL BUSINESS TO BUY
Part IV: MAKING AN OFFER
Part V: COMPLETING THE ACQUISITION