WHAT IS AN
Eight Questions to Ask Before HAVE YOU BEEN THINKING about making your endeavor into a business? Are
you confused about where to start and what to do? If you answered yes, your
next move is to answer the following questions for yourself. This will help
you to gain the clarity needed to find direction. Also, the thinking and research
you do as you answer these questions will become your steps for starting your
business. Don’t be like 95 percent of wannabe entrepreneurs who think they
have a great idea and jump into business without careful planning. Some people who follow this strategy are very successful; but if you look before you
leap, your percentage for success will be much higher.
You Start a Business
Questions to Ask Yourself
1 “Don’t be like 95 percent of
wannabe entrepreneurs who
think they have a great idea
and jump into business without
|1. ||“Who am I?” Starting and
running a business is a lot
like running a marathon.
There will be highs and lows,
and the prospect is both exciting and scary. To maximize
your chances, analyze your
strengths and weaknesses as
well as your personal characteristics. For example, to be in business, you need determination,
persistence, creativity, flexibility, and a steep learning curve. Will you
be able to develop and strengthen these characteristics better by|
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Book title: The Accidental Entrepreneur: 50 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me about Starting a Business.
Contributors: Susan Urquhart-Brown - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2008.
Page number: 5.
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