A lot of entrepreneurs start their business after they have worked in that industry for someone else or have advanced training in their particular field. When they strike out on their own, they are usually a small business with one or two people in the business, with one of them being the owner. This requires the new business owner to be in the business, selling, collecting, and all those day to day normal work tasks. This gives the owner an appreciation for getting and keeping customers.
As a small business owner and the leader of your team it is important to lead with intention. I know you are very busy working in the business and may not have set aside time to build this intentional plan. Before you start, create the right mindset.
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As an entrepreneur, you no doubt often feel isolated with no one to really hold you accountable to achieve the goals and objectives that you have set for yourself.
All start-ups have a common need – funding. Money is needed to begin operations, hire staff, perform product development, initiate marketing, fund working capital, and sustain the business. Most entrepreneurs struggle with sourcing the needed funding/capital to make their businesses self-sustaining. This article will focus on funding for seed/start-up stage ventures.
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