Start your own business? – YES! But how? Do you want to start your own business? Are you tired of the 9-5 treadmill? Do you dream about the day you quit your job and start your own business? Do you have endless ideas you’d like to put into practice about how to start your own business?  Good, you’re not alone? But is there something stopping you from taking the first step to start your own business? Is it fear or are you unsure of which way to turn?

When most people are hit with the desire to start your own business they either take a path that leads them to search for an opportunity they can buy into or they create and opportunity of their own.

Here are a few tips that will give you a clear road map through the maze and get you making money quickly: You need capital to start your own business: FALSE. Many of my own businesses got started with no capital or no resources and I know many people who have done the same.

A simple advert in a shop window of word of recommendation can often open the floodgates to money. Creativity is the key! You can start your own business where there is no selling involved: FALSE – All business make money by selling products or services.

Nothing happens until someone sells some thing! If you can’t sell, find someone who can! You can start your own business even where the market is saturated: TRUE but not advisable. My advice would be to start a business where these is massive demand for product and as little competition as possible. Get in on the ground floor! You can start your own business where there’s no travel involved: TRUE. There many businesses you can start in your bedroom, kitchen table or local town. But sometimes you have to go where the money is – and make it yours! If you don’t travel…someone else will!

Anyone can start your own business. TRUE! Discover your core competencies and learn how to exploit them. You need to be disciplined enough to set your time aside to develop and implement a marketing strategy. You need to recognise any weaknesses that you may have and either bridge them by using other people or by learning those skills yourself.

You can start your own business where there is no back up staff, support and office facilities: TRUE. Many times you can start your own business with no resources and build them up as you go along. The main thing is to start selling a product or service. I always say, “Build the business first and clear up the mess later!”