Are you planning to start your own business?
Tell yourself you can do it.
Tell yourself you will do it.
Tell yourself you are doing it.
If there is one business idea that stays with you that you have totally fallen in adoration with, possibly you could turn it into a truth. Business owners and Entrepreneurs really adoring about what they organize and will do the whole thing conceivable to turn their vision into a product or service.
Be very honest to yourself. Ask yourself if being your own boss is one of the most important things in your life. If you believe, you should go into business for yourself, ask yourself honestly whether you are type of person who can succeed on your own. Can you choose a business you will enjoy being in? Will it be one of the most meaningful any pleasurable thing in your life?
Ask few questions yourself
What are your strengths and weakness in term of being a successful owner of a business?
Are you a good organizer?
Are you a good sales person?
Are you good with people?
Can you take period of disappointment?
Can you live without paycheck until your business brings in enough money to replace the regular income you have grown used to?
Don’t leap off on your own until you have given these and other considerations in this success course serious thought. If you hope to start a small retail shop or manufacturing or other business, find people who are doing the same thing you intend doing, and talk to them. Get their advice or how to minimize your risk and how to maximize your success.
Do’s and Don’ts
Don’t hire relatives in your business, if you can avoid it. Do be brutally honest with yourself and your character traits. Are you afraid of security? Do you lose your temper often? Do you get frustrated easily? Do little things bother you? Do you get discouraged easily? Do you find difficult talking t people you don’t know? Are you badly organized? Do you tend to put problems off and never solve them?
Do get a good lawyer. Tell him what to do and get hiss advice. Be sure you are willing to follow the advice of a lawyer, but also willing to lay all your cards on the table so he knows exactly what you are getting into and what it means to you.
Do be just as candid with family. They will make the same sacrifices as you, and are entitled to know the same risks. They also can be perhaps your greatest strength and encouragement.
Do plan ahead. Know what to expect next, so you can minimize surprises, especially financial obligation surprises.
Don’t become disappointed or discouraged. At least, not for long.
Do take comfort knowing that you are not the only self-employed person around. Whenever you feel as if you are out there all alone, just pick up the business telephone directory. Look at page and take reassurance from seeing that there are hundreds, even thousands, of small business-men out there just like you, facing similar problems. So you are not alone. You are a member of a select fraternity of Indian entrepreneurs who all know one thing above all…they are making it on their own and it is very satisfying.