Have you always dreamt of starting your own business? What’s stopping you?
According to a 2012 survey conducted for the European Commission by TNS Custom Research, about 51% of Americans would actually prefer to be self-employed. And about 44% think that they might do so in the next five years.
Every entrepreneur knows there is never enough money, time, manpower or resources when trying to launch a business with comfort. You might be waiting for the economy to get back up or to wait until you have had ‘enough’ money saved up for your retirement account or for the kids to be off at college…
The truth is – if you have a solid business idea and the passion for it, all that you might need is to get started. During the Great Recession millions were thrown out of work. To keep the food on the table, hundreds of thousands of people to went to start their own businesses.
Most people fear of what might happen if they don’t succeed, fearing bankruptcy or an irregular income, losing that job security. Despite this fear – people are appealed to the independence and the freedom that comes with being an entrepreneur. A seasoned entrepreneur understands a ‘worst-case scenario’ and crafts a ‘survival’ strategy.
If you have wanted to start your own business, the right time is now and you can find ways to make it work. Start writing your business plan and seek out consultants and build your client base slowly.
As the Friar St. Francis of Assisi said, “Start by doing what’s necessary. Then do what’s possible. And suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
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