You’re an entrepreneur. You are a risk taker. You have drive, commitment, and spirit. You form ideas, dream big, and make plans for the future. But how do you actually get your business off the ground and keep it growing?
To be an entrepreneur you must dive into challenges with gusto. Be bold. Be adventurous. It takes a vivacious spirit to put yourself out to the whims of the marketplace. But know what you are getting into and plan accordingly. Start by knowing your product and market, keeping organized records and managing your finances wisely. Build trust in your business by developing ethical policies and procedures for working with employees and providing service to customers. Communicate clearly to keep your market informed. Hire the right people, and remember to review your business plan on occasion to make sure you are heading in the right direction.
In the e-book, Ready to Launch: Practical Steps for Starting Your Business, learn techniques for starting a business, seizing opportunities and assessing risks in the business environment. Topics include choosing a structure, financing, marketing and more.