Early Stage Planning

Overview

Once you are working for yourself and in charge of your own working life, there is no boss to tell you what you do. It is up to you to keep your customers happy and keep the business running smoothly. The rewards can be considerable, but it can also be hard work.

Organisation and forward planning are vital.
Considering the following points should help get you organised:

Business Plans

Having a well-thought-out business plan will make life much easier in the long run. Careful planning means you are less likely to forget things, gives you targets to aim for and helps you measure your success.

Acquiring Skills Needed

There is no such thing as the typical successful business person - but having said that, there are a number of characteristics which are usually found in successful business owners.

Location Factors

You should be deciding on your location on the basis of what is commercially sound for your business.

Knowing when to Start Up

The worry about losing the security of a regular income may be a big factor when making your decision about starting in business. Therefore it is important to know exactly where you stand before committing yourself.

Launching your Business

The worry about losing the security of a regular income may be a big factor when making your decision about starting in business. Therefore it is important to know exactly where you stand before committing yourself.