Need help starting a business?

Embarking on your entrepreneurial journey?

Looking to unleashing your business potential?

jumping off a cliffGain some confidence before you jump off the cliff into the deep end.

Dear aspiring businessperson, you have reached out and are searching for something to give you confidence before you jump in the deep end. You need to know this.

In your mind you are asking, “I need help starting a business”. This is not a call for help but rather a sensible path to get the answers to your questions. If you’ve never been in business before, it’s reasonable to ask for help.

When you need help starting a businessHelp is here, there, everywhere. You only have to know where to look. 

At the outset, let me acknowledge the thrilling yet daunting path you’re about to embark upon.

setting sailStarting a business is like setting sail on uncharted waters. It can be dangerous, exciting, disappointing, and a high degree of failure.

Starting a business is like setting sail on uncharted waters. It can be a time for growth and prosperity and a time to seize great opportunities. 

It can also be fraught with anxiety, disappointment, and failure. Across almost all industries, the average failure rate for year one is 10% However, in years two through five, a staggering 70% of new businesses will fail.

been there T-shirtExperience plays a huge part in starting a business if you don't have it get around someone, that does.

Some of you have come from the security of a job. It has moved some to go it alone, because they simply hate their job. I can identify with you. Been there. Done that. Got the T-shirt.

With the right guidance and support, you can turn the odds in your favour. You can transform your dreams into reality.

If you need help starting a business, this article, is designed to provide you with the help and inspiration to move forward.

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Need help starting a business using your vision?

blanc canvasWaiting to paint your dreams and aspirations. It's not just about numbers and logistics. It’s about cultivating and visualizing your dreams that fuel your passion.

Picture this: a canvas stretched before you, waiting to be adorned with your dreams and aspirations.

Starting a business is not just about numbers and logistics; it’s about cultivating a vision that fuels your passion and ignites your imagination and enhances your natural ability. Don’t know what your natural ability is? Then you better read this.

Take a moment to reflect on what drives you, what problems you aim to solve, or what values you aspire to create. What business are you in? Visualize your business taking shape, from its humble beginnings to its eventual growth.

morning pagesMorning Pages is an amazing mind path exercise to unleash your innermost thoughts. When you get this right a whole new world of possibilities and opportunities manifests for you and your business.

There is a thing I talk about on Mentoraus.com called ‘morning pages’. It is an amazing mind path exercise to unleash your innermost thoughts. This is not the place to dive into now, but later you might like to click here to learn more.

This can be an enormous aid when you need help starting a business. 

Embrace the power of your imagination, as it will be the guiding light on this extraordinary journey.


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Experience as Your Guide

As a seasoned entrepreneur and mentor, I offer you my words of experience, taken from countless triumphs and tribulations.

When you need help starting a business, here are some prerequisites.. 

Discipline 

Perseverance 

Resilience

..and an unyielding belief in your vision. 

stepping stonesFailure is not the opposite of success; it is merely a stepping stone on the path to achievement.

There will be moments of doubt and setbacks that will test your resolve. Every challenge is an opportunity for growth. Embrace the journey as a learning experience, as each stumble will bring you closer to success. Failure is not the opposite of success; it is merely a stepping stone on the path to achievement.

The Power of Planning

You may need help starting a business in many areas.

One essential area is planning.

looking at roadmapPlanning is the roadmap that outlines the key milestones and strategies for reaching your business goals.

Start by defining your goals, developing a business plan, and identifying your target market. Create a roadmap that outlines the key milestones and strategies for reaching them. I have an article on this here.

Carefully assess the financial requirements and consider seeking advice from professionals who can guide you through financial management, such as securing funding, budgeting, and forecasting. Remember, the best-laid plans are flexible enough to adapt to unforeseen circumstances.

When you need help starting a business in economic downturns...

Crying womanDuring challenging times, focus on maximizing efficiency, optimizing your resources, and seeking innovative solutions. Revisit your business plan, get a mentor to help.

Economic downturns are an inevitable part of the business landscape, but they need not be insurmountable obstacles. During challenging times, focus on maximizing efficiency, optimizing your resources, and seeking innovative solutions. Revisit your business plan, get a mentor to help and give you confidence and guidance from the outset. This will be the best business investment you’ll ever make.

Diversify your revenue streams, explore partnerships if the need takes you there, and adapt to market demands. Additionally, be sure to cultivate strong relationships with your customers and offer exceptional value and service that keeps them loyal, even during turbulent times. By staying agile and resilient, you can weather the storms and emerge stronger on the other side. This is part of your business plan and mission statement. Haven’t got a mission statement? No problem. Ask your mentor to collaborate with you and your business plan. This is gold, my friend.

Help and Support

one on one business meetingBe open to feedback and continuously seek opportunities to learn and improve. Listen to your mentor, or better still get your mentor to listen to you.

Acknowledging the need for assistance is not a sign of weakness, but a testament to your commitment to success. Surround yourself with positive fellow entrepreneurs who can offer guidance and insights. Learn from their experiences, absorb their wisdom, and leverage their connections. Sometimes, collaboration can be a key to growth, and seeking help is an act of strength, not defeat. Be open to feedback and continuously seek opportunities to learn and improve. Always keep records. I am big on this.  It’s only a small part of your path to success but a huge chunk of achieving success. When you put your hand up and need help starting a business, I can render much guidance in this.

 If you need help starting a business coping with hardships and sacrifices...

pointingtopaperonadesk.jpgThere are issues you will face from time to time. It’s hard to embrace it, but embrace it you must.

Starting a business demands dedication and sacrifice. There may be times when paying your team or suppliers takes precedence over your own compensation. It is important to be prepared for such situations and maintain a steadfast commitment to your vision. These are the issues you will face from time to time. It’s hard to embrace it, but embrace it you must. 

Embrace it as an opportunity for personal and professional growth. Every obstacle you overcome will fortify your resolve and strengthen your business acumen.

Summary

Everything I have pain painstakingly put together over years of building a business in this website is here when you need help starting a business.

The journey you are about to undertake is one of immense potential and personal growth. 

Embrace the power of your imagination, unleash your vision, and allow the experience to be your guide. 

Stay resolute in the face of challenges and seek support when needed.

Never be reluctant to ask, “I need help starting a business”

Every step you take, every piece of help you get brings you closer to the realization of your dreams.

Go forth with confidence, armed with the knowledge you have the support and inspiration to make your entrepreneurial ambitions a resounding success.

Happy ventures lie ahead, and the world eagerly awaits the transformative impact you will create through your business.

Need help starting a business? Here it is.

Go you good thing.

Experience isn't the best teacher, experience is the only teacher.

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Confidence comes from experience