22 Mar Why You Should Pursue Your Business Dream
Do you dream of starting a coffee shop, opening a restaurant, or just running your very own firm?
It’s easy to visualise your dream company because everything in your head seems to be reachable and possible. However, it’s another thing to actually make it happen and build it from the ground. There is rigorous planning involved, funds to be pooled, and time to be allotted. But those are not valid reasons to postpone your dream of building your own empire.
If you ever want to achieve the life you’ve always envisioned, you’ll have to start taking positive, calculated risks. Some are scared to take the initial step but just like anything else, the first part is always the hardest. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll be able to manage in no time. As with any risk, there is always something at stake. In building your own business, you stand to lose money, time, or sometimes, wasted effort. Which are also the very same things you stand to gain!
You may ask, how would you know when you’re ready? When is the best time to start? Ideally, as long as you have a definite goal and idea in place, now is a good time to start. Having a dream is the key. Don’t be one of those individuals who have had a fantastic concept, but for some reason, had failed to pursue their dream to start and grow a new business venture. Over the years, great companies have been built by innovators who saw an opportunity and had an inspired thought on how they might meet customer needs.
Don’t be discouraged by what others would say. You can anticipate mixed reactions, take advices, or consult the opinion of people who you value, but never doubt yourself. Sometimes, it’s easier for people to be skeptical rather than supportive. They’re quick to point out the risks or offer you excuses, and if you take it to heart, you might start to feel disheartened. Instead, use it as a motivation and reveal why you are the right person to complete this goal. Reinforce your experience or your willingness to take a risk and try something new. This may be out of your comfort zone but it’s the beginning of your dream enterprise.
So, what exactly could be stopping you from starting your own business?
Not enough emotional support? Find a couple of wise cheerleaders to stand by you and your dream. Draw strength from them whenever you feel like giving up.
Lack expertise in some departments? Maximise available resources to get work done. Outsource experts. Seek professional advice. This is especially important in sensitive areas like sales, finances, or technical operation.
Don’t have the finance to fund your dream business? There are competitive finance deals in the market available to you. You just have to be knowledgeable and aggressive enough to check which finance option will work for you. If you need more information, you can give Kirsten a ring and she’ll be more than happy to walk you through some of the options.
Kirsten Nazzari-Hawtin has been in the finance industry for 11 years. She is a trusted MFAA-accredited Finance broker and has access to over 30 lenders across Australia. Kirsten can help you with: Home loans, Buying your first home, Investment finance, Vehicle finance, Debt Consolidation, Personal Loans, Equipment finance, and of course, Business finance. Kirsten believes that every client deserves to be treated like her only client, and is passionate about delivering great results, every time. Shoot her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or give her a ring 0408 081 082.
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