Want to Start a Business? Read This First!
It might be starting a cafe, selling essential oils from your living room, creating the next big app. If you’re thinking of starting your own business in 2016, you’re far from alone. More than half a million small businesses are started up every month, according to Forbes.com.
Whatever it is, you’ve probably done your research. You may have already come up with a marketing strategy, laid the groundwork, found discounted business equipment and located the perfect office space.
But before you actually start a business, there are important safeguards you need to consider. These are ridiculously simple mistakes that even Silicon Valley heavyweights have made. The blog Dumb Little Man offers three fascinating examples:
Like that Beatles drummer who left the party before it started, some entrepreneurs failed to protect their ideas and got swept aside as the stakes grew.