Have you got what it takes?

All About Working for Yourself, Your Own Business, How to Start Your Own Business, Being Prepared for Business and more on Mywage South Africa.

You’re tired of working for a boss. You want to be your own boss. You want to get out there and make things happen. But do you have the right temperament to tackle your own business? Whether you want to start a sewing business, a food outlet, or an IT firm, have you got what it takes?

You need to be:

  • Optimistic
  • Future-orientated
  • Flexible
  • Persistent
  • Disciplined
  • Organised
  • Determined
  • Motivated
  • A problem-solver

You must:

  • Believe that success is possible
  • Be prepared to take risks
  • Be prepared to work hard
  • Learn how to deal with legal and governmental requirements
  • Learn how to market yourself and your product
  • Learn how to multi-task – from financial to practical to people skills

You need to know:

  • Your strengths and weaknesses
  • The situation in the marketplace, regarding your business offering
  • Can you afford to start a business?
  • Can you afford to fail?

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