In most people starting a business is the first step is so complicated. There are so many considerations here are ultimately not the least intention to cancel the business. Should be the initial step in business is not a source of fear for everyone. Preparation of a mature business will greatly help us through it with an optimistic attitude.
1. Understand the concept of a good product or service
The most important thing we need to know before doing business is understanding the concept of products or services that we will use. We need to understand not only technical but also the production of market and environmental prospects of starting from the smallest to the largest environments. This topic will discuss thoroughly the important aspects in analyzing the feasibility and prospects of products including products that are completely new in terms of human behavior or needs of the market.
2. Creating the vision and business mission
Vision and mission is to guide a person to stay focused on business and organizational goals that have been planned from the beginning. Enterprises often fail in the next stage because its organization is focused on improving the progress of the initial business, but mostly trying to develop other new business fields. Well, we’ll learn how to create a vision and mission related to personal background and business knowledge that will be initiated.
3. Winning, positive attitude and learning
In addition to understanding, mental attitude is the key to the success of your business. There is no overnight success, a term which shall be kept in mind by every prospective entrepreneur. It takes time, do not give up attitude, the continuity of the learning process, and positive in view of the problems that will help you avoid the opposite discouraged and carefully look at every opportunity to learn from every failure. You need to develop these attitudes to be a successful business entrepreneur.
4. Business planning and strategy that will effectively avoid the risk of business and finance
Statistically almost all small and medium businesses have failed because there was no business plan or lack of effectiveness is made. Assumptions in the planning of production capacity, the utilization rate of production, projected price increases and cost and other aspects must accurately depict the reality of practice in a market or industry.
Making systematic calculations and projections of revenues and expenses should be appropriate to each prospective employer can help calculate the capital requirements of investment and working capital is also the initial preparation fee structure, the experimental phase, the commercial production, inventory, distribution, marketing, administration, human resources and income components business as the core and additional revenue. This understanding will also help aspiring entrepreneurs to identify potential risks to the business, management and finance as well as setting up control measures to avoid such risks.
5. Basic knowledge of management, organization and systems
Good management is needed to allow the marketing, production, distribution and sales went well even on the smallest businesses. Poor management system led to unnecessary costs such as wastage of raw materials, workers are not productive because of the ineffectiveness of the supervision and job descriptions, ineffective coordination and communication among employees that resulted in many decisions too late, ineffective recruitment of exit-entry causes many employees to dispose of a lot of time and costs, low employee productivity due to poor training.
6. Optimization of human resources
Human Resources is one important key to business success. In starting a business, hiring the right employees and potentially very well to cover the weaknesses of management, organization and systems in the short term. Getting the right human resources means we’re half successful. We need to understand the criteria of a good employee and business needs, the management of Human Resources ie, employee performance appraisal system.
7. Creativity, leadership and decision-making process
When starting a business most entrepreneurs have a lot of potential problems and crises due to a lack of creativity, leadership and make the right decision in finding a solution. Ability to analyze problems beyond comprehension that exist and find creative alternative solutions that will greatly help the success, also help customize your products to be accepted by the market and seeing opportunities in the business.
Times of crisis, leadership is essential in making every employee and all the people involved comprehension that you do not panic, become a solution to all problems and become a role model. Decision-making process will be useful in finding alternative solutions and options are best for your business.
8. Basic knowledge of financial management and financing
This aspect is crucial in developing the business. Most production disrupted because of money by not properly managing such a lack of funds the purchase of raw materials, tools and other production. The need for basic knowledge of cash flow or cash flow, financing costs, investment costs and working capital, capital structure, corporate assets, and equity participation.
9. Marketing, service and product brand
Spearheading the sales success is marketing a product or service. Without good marketing, increase sales and profits achieved despite difficult business products or services you are good enough. Also, without a good service to customers, a business will be difficult to obtain a loyal customer. With a loyal customer, marketing will be easier because of good service would create a good brand product to prospective customers as well. It is important to marketing strategies, identify the required service buyers and how to create product brand and its effect on business success.