Starting A Business Can Be Tough - Think It, Believe It, And Live It

 


Visitors: 776

You have done a lot of research as well as the homework required related to starting a new business. You finally summon the courage to take the entrepreneurial plunge. If only you did not have the “doubting Thomas’s" and nay sayers constantly swaying your already frail confidence. Rather than use them as an excuse to avoid accomplishing your dream, let them be your motivation to achieving it.

You will have to differentiate between constructive criticism and negativity/pessimism. Recognize that some people mean well but cannot see what you see (i. e. your dream) but understand that some cannot care less; so get over it and get to work.

The idea here is not to play down the risks involved in starting one’s own business. But you can spend so much time thinking about it that you never get to do it. Or you can talk yourself out of the chance to change your life and impact the rest of the world.

Here are a few points to consider:

  • Don’t launch a venture blindly, do the necessary research and assessment

  • Be open to the wisdom of others

  • What will it cost you (financially, physically, emotionally)

  • What is the worst-case scenario?

  • Make up your mind; are you starting a business or a hobby? There’s a big difference; one generates an income.

  • Know your strengths and limitations.

  • Get as much help as you can. Why re-invent the wheel?

  • Realize that your will, will be tested.

  • Finally, think it, believe it and live it.
  • About the Author

    Bisi Adepo-Bassey (The SoHo Cheerleader) is a business coach and workshop/group facilitator. http://www.sohocheerleader.com/

    (317)

    Article Source:


     
    Rate this Article:  0.0/5(0 Ratings)

    Related Articles:

    Starting A Home Based Business - When The Going Gets Tough!

    by: Abbie Frank (July 03, 2006) 
    (Home Based Business)

    How To Live Your Dreams Starting Today

    by: Leroy Johnson (March 28, 2008) 
    (Self Improvement/Motivation)

    How to Live an Abundant Life Starting Today

    by: Yukio Phillips (April 14, 2007) 
    (Self Improvement)

    Is Solar Energy Starting to Live up to it’s Promise?

    by: Jayesh Vasava (February 08, 2010) 
    (Finance)

    10 Easy Ways You Can Feel Happier, Be Healthier and Live Longer Starting NOW!

    by: Julie Hunt (January 21, 2005) 
    (Self Improvement/Happiness)

    A List of Tough Job Interview Questions For Tough Times

    by: Thomas Sullivan (September 19, 2009) 
    (Business/Careers Employment)

    The Painting Business - Tough Economy, What Do You Do?

    by: P E Cavanaugh (August 06, 2008) 
    (Business/Sales)

    Forex Trading Is A Tough Business

    by: Jr Anne (November 23, 2010) 
    (Finance)

    Coffee Franchises - A Tough Business?

    by: Nazir Daud (June 08, 2007) 
    (Business/Franchising)

    Three Tough Questions your Business Needs to Answer

    by: Martin Haworth (November 10, 2005) 
    (Business)