Having a business of your own will no doubt position you as a wealth creator instead of a job finder. A profitable business must be able to have a decent return on investment. In the quest to achieving your desire to launch into the changing world of business entrepreneurship, there are some likely pitfalls that must be avoided.
Slothfulness can also be termed as laziness. It is a silent killer of destiny and ideas.
It can kill a business idea, before it even gets off the ground. Be ready to make endless sacrifice and work hard, if ever you desire to succeed in business. Most successful businesses were products of hard work and long hours of sacrifice.
Procrastination is a very common disease that affects a lot of entrepreneurs and business owners. They wait for the big break and delay the start of their dream and vision in life.
The burning fire and passion that was there initially soon flickers after a long wait and all that remains is ash from long forgotten dreams. If there is a convenient time to launch that business idea, it is now! Delay can be very dangerous.
A lot of folks fear failure as they fear demons, and this unnecessary fear has aborted a lot of dreams and businesses. If you hope to get your business idea off the ground, you got to put away any form of fear and go ahead to launch that business. Fear will deny you of the opportunity to fully enjoying the benefits of owning a profitable business that will be a source of succor to thousands and even millions of people.
Lack of Initiative
So many businesses get grounded daily because the owners lack initiative. You do not stand before the ball to take a penalty kick before you begin to think about the direction to kick the ball to. Chances are that you may miss the penalty kick because of your indecisiveness. Likewise, you do not start a business before you start thinking of what to do next. All planning and initiative must be properly worked out before you ever think of launching your business.
Lack of financial discipline
Lack of financial discipline is the bane of must small businesses globally. Where there is lack of discipline, the tendency is for the business owner to eat the seed together with the fruit. This implies that the profit and capital can no longer be accounted for. Statistics have shown that most business owners run into murky waters in their quest to balance the account books of their business, because they have used part of the business capital for personal projects without making refunds. This pitfall must be avoided by potential entrepreneurs and existing business owners if success must be achieved.