WHAT TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE YOU START YOUR NEW BUSINESS
Starting up in business today has become the easiest it has ever been. There are no shortage of ideas, and with the internet you can start a new today business with little to no upfront money. There are many advantages to being an entrepreneur including; flexibility - the ability to work your own hours and set your own deadlines, create your own working environment, pursue your passion, be creative, build a team, create jobs, find new challenges everyday, improve living conditions for people, reduce poverty, build a successful business and leave a legacy. It is a relatively straightforward process turning your skill, passion, or knowledge into a thriving business and there is abundant help out there to support you.
Certainly, starting up is one of the most exciting decisions you can make, but there are implications you need to consider carefully. It is easy to get carried away with the attractive aspects of starting a business, but the reality is you will probably have to juggle a lot initially, at least.
Running your own business involves great responsibility: you will need to make many important decisions, which could potentially affect your livelihood and that of others
You must be prepared to work long hours, take little or no time off and forgo activities you usually enjoy. Friends and family might not get to see you as much as you or they would like.
So before diving in, ask your self these three questions.
Are you self-motivated?
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