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Business 101

Should You Start A Business - Do You Have A Plan

Without an idea of what type of business you wish to conduct, how do you expect to get started? How do you plan on running the business and figuring out the goal of such business if you do not know the nature of the business you want to run. Do you know, exactly, what kind of business you wish to run? If you cannot answer this question, you are a long way from becoming self-employed.

Once you figure out what type of business you wish to run, do you know exactly what it will take for YOU to do it? How much will it cost? How much time will it take to get started? How much time everyday must you devote to it? Who will be your customers? How will you reach out to find these customers? Who will supply you with the things you need to run the business? How will you support yourself while you are trying to make your business successful?

These are very important questions and they only scratch the surface. You need to write out a plan which include the following:

In the end, if you are like most people who are tempted, but don't see the big picture, you may realize it is just better to hone your marketable skills and find a better job for better pay and hours and plan to invest wisely in your future with stocks, bonds, and other forms of investment opportunities.