There are many people who don’t prefer employment despite being learned. They prefer to run their own businesses but sometimes lack the courage to take the bold step. When starting a business, you may end up failing or being successful. Here are some of the things you need to get out of your mind if you are anticipating to start a business.

Register with Helabet and get double your first deposit - up to KES 10,000!

1. Where do I start?

In any business, most people always ask themselves where to start. If at all you ask any successful person where to start, he/she will give you the “start anywhere” answer. The answer can worry you but the truth is that, start anywhere with what you have.

2. Do I have experience?

Some people will say that doing a course in business gives one an added advantage. That is not the case when starting a business. Some people could be having degrees in business courses but somebody who never went to a business class might be the one to emerge successful.

3. What if I don’t succeed?

If you dream of having a successful business, you must be ready to take risks. Any successful business you see around must have gone through different challenges. When you experience this, you should not give up but instead, rise up and continue. This will make you know where and how you need to make adjustments.

4. Will I get customers?

You open up a business but you end up getting few customers or none at all while your immediate competitor has customers flocking to his/her door. You feel heartbroken and think of giving up. You should not give up, keep pushing and you will create your own customer base as the days go by.

5. Can I afford to start a business?

You don't need to go to a bank and apply for a loan in order for you to start a business. All you need is just a small amount and you will gradually grow from it.