Every person use what he/she has studied on career development. When a person graduated in college, he/she starts to find job to earn money for the everyday living. He/she starts to earn and save money to buy his/her needs and wants. There are people who quit on their job and just start their own business. People choose to start their own business because working in a company brings more stress than running their own business. There are also some people who choose to work in a company because of the thinking that a business is like gambling.
Most businesses don’t succeed because owners have lack of knowledge on running a business. That’s the reason why people don’t dare to try establishing their own business because they think that they’ll just waste money and common thing that happen is they just find a company wherein they can work.
If you want to establish your own business, the first thing you need to do is to motivate yourself. Nothing will happen if you just think about other businesses that fail, it’s still up to you how you will run your business to make it successful.
Here are some tips on how to motivate yourself to start your own business through career development:
Be sure on what you want and why you like it
You definitely want to run a business that you like. For example, you love clothing; you may then want to start a clothing business. You need to be sure on the type of business that you like and make sure that you got knowledge on the products or services that you sell. You surely won’t enjoy selling products or offer services that you don’t like and the possible thing that will happen is you will quit doing your business. When you choose the type of business (products or services) that you like, you also need to have reason why you like it. Most people choose the products or services that they sell or offer because of the numbers of stores in their area. For example, there are only few stores in your area that sells clothes; you will definitely want to start a clothing business.
HAVE Knowledge about your market
You will more likely choose a business that you have knowledge about. Having knowledge about the business that you will establish will be a big help on making it successful. For example, a customer asks you about a certain product, you can immediately answer the questions and you can provide lots of information about a certain product. If you don’t know what to say about your product to your customer, the possible thing that will happen is your customer will transfer to other stores that can provide an answer. Your customers will definitely trust you if you provide additional tips or advice when they are buying clothes on your store.
Know the obstacles
The next things that you need to think about are the obstacles. Before you decide on the business that you like, think about the number of your competitors on your area. For example, you plan to start a beauty product business but there are already lots of stores that sell beauty products in your area. The possible thing that will happen is you won’t be able to sell many products because your competitors already own the trust of the people in your area. It will definitely be hard for you to make their customers yours. You also need to check the place where you will put up your store. Make sure that you establish it in a place where there are lots of people like near the park or much better if you build it in a city.
Set a timeline
After you chose the business that you like and after you thought about the obstacles, the next thing you need to think about is when you will start it. You need to set a timeline for your business. If you set a timeline, you will definitely be motivated to achieve your goal and get it done on the given time. If you just think about it and you are not sure when to establish your business, there are times that you will become lazy and forget about your business. If you are busy on other things, you will sometimes forget about your other plans especially if you are focused on other things. All you need to do is mark your calendar on the day that you plan to start your business. In that way, you will stay focused on it.
Know the price
When you plan to establish your own business, you need to have a budget. Your budget can tell if your business is possible to be established or not. But before you set a budget, you need to know how much it will cost you to build your business including the products that you will sell. The more you invest, the more money you will earn. Also, make sure that you gain profit on your investments. You also need to look for suppliers. For example, you are planning to sell clothes, make sure you have a supplier of clothes.
This is the thing that you need to have in order to be motivated on starting your own business. If you gain support from your friends and family members, you will definitely be focused on achieving your goals or dreams. If your family and friends support you on your plans, they will definitely give you a hand or will help you to achieve it. Sometimes family and friends can even support you on your financial needs. Sometimes it is hard to focus and dream about something if no one supports you. So it is important to gain support on what you want to do.
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