When you have long been in a comfort zone as an office employee, is a bit terrifying if you want to start running the business. What if the business fails? How do I have to feed myself next? That’s the main concern people who are new to business.
So many people who dreamed of building their own business. Unfortunately, the intention was never realized because of excessive fear hindered. They feel not born as an entrepreneur, has no experience, or do not have substantial capital. However, when you have a passion for something that has always been your desire, there’s nothing more you need to fear. Just follow the five initial steps you need to do the following:
1. Focus on the positive side.
Yet nothing has been thinking about what if it fails, it means you lose before the fight. Do not be surprised if the strength of mind to make you a real failure. Change your attitude from “I do not know if I can” becomes “I can start a business now and be successful”. Begin your step of the things that most small or fundamental, such as the start site surveys, looking for a partner, or to contact the franchisor that you seek.
2. Start your business while you are still working.
It’s one of the easiest ways to overcome your fears when your business is not successful. Because, you still have confidence in financial terms if your business is not running. It would be difficult if you are still working and have to set aside time to take care of business. Trouble and need your full attention, but your hard work will definitely pay off later.
3. Do research before.
There’s a good idea to conduct market research and learn your market segment, especially if you include the rare segments. This preparation will help you make the right decisions and give instructions on how to sell products, as well as where and who to sell it. Business plan that comes with a clear vision and goals will erase your worries when started running it.
4. Prepare a “backup plan”.
Any good business plan must have a backup plan. First, have enough capital so that you do not invest all your life savings. If you plan on doing business while still working, you can save a little and prepare a backup plan if things do not go according to plan. If you intend to resign from the company to run a business, it would be wise if you already have sufficient savings. In short, financial readiness should not be simply able to finance the business, but also financed the rest of your life when your business fails.
5. Do it now.
Do not be too long to think and wait. Believe in yourself and your vision that you have created, do research, and make intelligent decisions. Overcome all your worries and immediately run a business that had long you desire. Moreover, if your business is about passion. With passion, you have the power to run it diligently.