Do you want to start business from scratch? And I don’t mean just poking around for product ideas, half-heartedly brainstorming, and trying to make a quick buck or two.
Durable (yes, stolen from Jim Collins) – strong for a greater purpose in the long run.
Are you interested in building such a company? If so, then bingo. You’ve found the right place. But if you’re playing hard and trying to get rich with minimal effort. Maybe you should rethink your strategy?
4 Solid Levels In Building a Solid Business wherever you are.
Yes – you’ll get 4 steps on how to build a lasting strong business from scratch. However, these steps should not be done overnight. It’s not “4 easy steps to brushing your teeth“.
- Prepare the toothbrush.
- Apply toothpaste on top.
- Put it in your mouth and brush your teeth.
- Spit out and rinse.
No, it’s deeper. The steps are simple, but far from simple. Why? Because building a strong, sustainable business is no easy task.
Even if the world wants to brainwash you with stories of instant riches and instant fame, that’s just nonsense.
4 Step How To Start Business From Scratch
When did that happen? This is a deviation. An accident. Like Instagram’s Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. You’re more likely to be struck by lightning than to hit a payday like this in a short period of time.
But don’t worry. you can. You can build a solid business. So how to start build it from scratch? seat belts, as we go…
Step 1st: Have 110% clarity on your vision, goals, and core values.
clear [klar-i-tee] noun = Clear and understandable; free from ambiguity.
Hopefully you know this better than some entrepreneurs I know. Listen, get a clear understanding of where you want to go and why.
Not related to product. Think about the big picture. What are your business overall goals? What does your business (or you as a founder) believe in? why do you believe what you believe
A lofty vision, core values, and higher purpose are the foundation upon which great entrepreneurs build great companies.
Look at Steve Jobs. His life motto is “Think Different“. I mean have you heard of that guy? Spit offers are very different from other offers. Think differently with a bigger purpose and a bigger vision.
That’s what makes Apple different. Because of their founder; Mr. Jobs. Apple has come up with an amazing product by focusing on their big-picture cause and purpose.
Can you do the same thing now? yes. you can. You have to believe in your vision. look at this. Believe it.
Then get some clarity.
Step 2nd: Once You’ve Fully Identified Your Vision, It’s Time To Do A Realistic Assessment.
In this step you can start with yourself, your experiences, talents, passions, life goals and weaknesses. seriously. Knowing yourself is the first step in starting to realize your vision.
Oh, and now is not the time for frosting either. You have to dig more deep. Get out the shovel and start digging.
Not only do you have to explain what you are good at, you also have to show what my grandmother could have done better than you. do you want? Put everything on the table. Weakness too.
Next, you need to evaluate available resources. Things like people, money, connections, and knowledge. Find out what you have and what you can’t access. No one can build an island alone without visible resources.
Finally, look out the window and rate the world you want to play. Your target market, competition, and other external influences that affect your ability to achieve your vision.
Wow. Knowing your target customers is especially important. Gosh, entrepreneurs need to sleep, eat, drink and bathe with their target group. Yes, it even helps with brushing.
Seriously, how else do you understand her pain points? Selling medicine is always better. That means you need to know her pain.
All of these reviews have led to a great deal of research, dedication and learning.
Ask yourself questions. Then first ask is questions about your target market. And Ask questions about the world.
Note on all these steps: this can actually provide the impetus to change your vision.
Why? Because sometimes we find things about ourselves and the world we live in that make a difference. Let’s think differently. Another vision that awakens us.
Because clarity of your vision is so important. Changing it now is better than finding out you’ve been chasing the wrong vision for 10 years.
Step 3rd: strategic thinking and value innovation.
Basically, think about the big picture – where creativity, insight and intelligence play a big role.
The cool thing is that you already know where you are going (step 1) and you already know where you are (step 2). Now all you have to do is build a way (policy) to get from A to B.
You know, like you’re in Minnesota, you’re freezing your bread (where are you now). Your vision is to escape to Florida (where you want to be) so you can deliver (why you want to be there).
Well, from Minnesota, you can take a bus, car, or plane to Florida (strategies for getting there). All you have to do is weigh the options and find out which strategy works best for you.
Developing strategy and value innovation for your start business is now a book in itself. Literally. There are many types of processes and approaches behind strategic thinking and planning. But it essentially boils down to:
You know where you are; you know where you want to go; all you have to do now is list all the ways to get from point A to point B. Once you’ve done this, you need to narrow down which path (or paths) are most likely to get there.
Another important point is that “strategy“. This points only comes into the game after you have defined your vision and assessed where you are today.
If you don’t know where you want to go on vacation. And don’t know where you are right now. Then good luck planning your vacation… Because that’s not going to happen. Unless you’re just going to wander around aimlessly.
Next step is the most difficult and time-consuming
Step 4th: Action & Execute. Without action, you can forget about it.
“The big factor is to get up and do something. It’s as simple as that, a lot of people have ideas, but very few people decide to do something right now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. Real entrepreneurs are doers, and Not a dreamer.”Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheeses.
I can’t say it better myself. Thanks Nolan for advice.
That’s the difference between a boy and a men. Or the ladies of the little girls I guess. You have to get up from your chair, get off the couch; or jump off the bench to join the game.
Emphasize? If you fail to implement the strategies above, you may forget about strong companies forever.
I’m sorry to say. all your whimsy are irrelevant: it’s whether you can make them happen.
cool stuff? Once you have completed the first 3 steps. Execution will be easier because you will know which key strategies to employ.
I think most entrepreneurs walk around with paper bags over their heads, banging on walls or something. They try to do too many things at once without really understanding what they are supposed to do. You know – high quality stuff? Daily tasks – as outlined in your strategy – actually bring you closer to your vision.
When you have a clear vision of your vision and goals and a good understanding of where you are now (assessment), and think strategically about how best to achieve your vision, you will know what steps to take.
Conclusions Step To Start Business From Scartch
Always remember forever:
Big visions and goals are achieved in small steps.
You don’t go to the moon just because you want and have a vision for it. Kennedy and NASA took 10 years to complete — after that vision. Successful execution comes from taking small, interrelated steps along the way. make sense?
So there you have it. There are four very simple but far from simple steps you can take to build a lasting strong business from the ground up.
Every step in start building a business is very important. For maximum results, there is a need for a sequence of work. What is the good news? You can start today. As an entrepreneur, it doesn’t matter where you are. You can still complete this process even if your business is old and not optimal.
Whatever it is, just do it. As Nolan eloquently points out above; “…move your ass, do something”. Be a dedicated entrepreneur with you
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