At a glance, it probably looks really easy to be an entrepreneur. All it takes is an idea to start a business and the drive to keep it running. Although these are both true, there is actually way more to the entire feat that most people do not consider. Organizing a working business that provides opportunities for other people as well as create profit for maintenance and possible growth is a hard thing to do.
One person I knew used to bring a personal heater to work to compensate for the lack of proper heat. The heater regularly over loaded the circuit breakers, causing the office computers to shut down. On one occasion the person flipped off their shoes to get comfy and nearly ended up with a burn on the feet severe enough to require medical treatment. One of those nasty workman’s comp issues employers really dislike.
To date, there are a lot of online fax service providers online. More and more of these companies offer trial periods or money back guarantees just to ensure that their potential customers will be able to try out their service and have their own evaluations before they decide to junk their old fax machine and shirt to online fax.
Do you have the appropriate training? Do you need any state licensures? You can obtain this information from most state’s official website under the Department of Revenue. You do not need an MBA to be successful in running a business. Nevertheless, do not be afraid to take business classes if you need them. Sometimes you can get some great deals at your local community college. Just keep in mind that some of the most successful people in business do not have business degrees.
In the Ayurvedic perspective, there should be a major shift in awareness. Ayurveda does not treat obesity; it treats a person who is obese or over weight. Like everything else in nature, there is so much diversity and variation in each person and “one size does not fit all”.
Make marketing and sales a priority. Every new how to design startup office needs to fight the urge to get the product out, and then start selling it. Do it in parallel, or the other way around, to keep from building the wrong thing. It takes leverage, effort and money to get in the public eye and stay there. Budget for it in time and dollars.
If you aren’t sure what a program does simply go to Google and search for it. Normally I always disable any program stat says something about Update in it. These are programs that are always looking for updated versions of the program (I prefer to do this myself). I also disable the programs that give extra functionality to my mouse, keyboard, sound card and video card. You aren’t disabling the main programs, just the little extra helper applications.
That was 5 years ago. Today Sherrie is my wife and we run our own medical transcription company. We have our own home, a stable business and a baby coming. What more can I ask for? I owe all this to medical transcription. I’m not able to make direct contact with patients but in my own small way I’m taking care of them and in return I was rewarded with a life worth living.