An Instagram post from one of our clients.
The truth of the matter is, success is rarely linear or the same for everyone.
After the murder of his father, Genghis Khan went into poverty, even being enslaved at one point. It wasn’t until he was in his 50’s did he rise to power and become the Khan of Mongolia.
It is a new year and a new opportunity to build something great
Money is extraordinarily tight for most people right now so starting a business is a pipe dream that has been put on hold indefinitely. However, you can make the choice and do the many things you can do with little or no money to continue to make incremental progress.
One of the most important yet least expensive things you can do is gain knowledge. Research into who your customers are, who your competitors are, what it costs to launch, who can supply raw materials for your product, etc. is relatively inexpensive with a simple online search but a critical. Research is an important task because it also tells you if your idea is feasible. A feasibility study is done to consider the various aspects of a business to see if it is a viable undertaking. Very briefly, feasibility studies are curtailed business plan-like documents where you outline your product/service, the business model, your competitors and your customers, expected revenues/expenses/startup costs. A well done feasibility study can save hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars in sunk costs.
Your Startup Guru offers price matching, discounted fees, and revenue sharing options to work with tight budgets. Contact us to get started on your feasibility study.
Make the right choice — do not go back to sleep and just dream.
Things are quite difficult right now. When things are difficult it is best to keep going. As British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill once said at a time when Germany had a strong grip on Europe during World War II, “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
Relevant words during these tumultuous times.
When tired, learn to rest but not give up. If you’re always tired maybe it is your schedule/lifestyle/habits.