In order to start, you need to take action.
Here are some great resources to help you focus properly, create actionable next steps, and be the right kind of busy.
Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset
Learn to spot problems, and brainstorm solutions. Research constantly.
In the Entrepreneur’s Mind, Problems Are Only Hurdles in Front of Goals– Amy Rosen // Entrepreneur.com
Find Your Passion
You have a lot of ideas. Figure out which one to focus on.
Choosing a Business to Start– Scott Allen // The Balance Small Business
Refine Your Business Idea
Evaluate your product, solution and market-fit. Customer feedback is critical.
Business model canvas: Creating a Value Proposition– Martin Luenendonk // Cleverism
Register & License Your Business
With money coming in, setup a legal business entity to collect and operate as an official business.
How–and Why–to Incorporate Your Business– Judith Silver, Rick Oster // Entrepreneur.com
Build Your ‘Tribe’
No one runs a successful business alone. Learn to build a support network to start, grow and accelerate effectively.
What Is Business Networking & What Are the Benefits?– Susan Ward // The Balance Small Business
Build A Brand
Your brand is more important than you think. Every engagement is an opportunity to build trust.
This Brand Strategy Can Make Your Startup Look Bigger Than It Is– Leslie Ziegler // FirstRound.com
Keep on ‘trucking’…
Entrepreneurship is not exactly rocket science, but it does take a lot of effort and working across many disciplines (collecting hats) along the journey to build a successful business.
Mistakes happen and, while you can’t avoid them, be strategic in your decisions and approach; aim to be the right kind of busy at all times. Successful entrepreneurs don’t take risks for the sake of it, they take strategic risks.
Don’t get disheartened if you stumble and make mistakes, it’s all part of the process. Believe it!