CHAPTER 1

THE IDEA

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  • What you want to do
  • Researching your market thoroughly
  • Potential customers
  • Whether it will make money
  • Plans and execution

Starting a business is a matter of choice – no one can be forced into it. That’s a very interesting thought, because so many people working in corporations don’t have a great deal of choice. Suddenly then, you do. What would you like to do? It’s a simple enough question, and yet can be extraordinarily hard to answer. It is a truly unique moment when you can decide something entirely by yourself. So it is worth taking proper care to get it right.

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