Having an awesome business idea, does not make the business happen in a whim.
It, sometimes, takes the combination of experience, time, chance and insight.
The best ideas, hit you when you least expect them.
I have seen and heard entrepreneurs across the world, talk about, how they got their business idea.
Majority of them, always talk about a significant situation, that led to the birth of the idea.
What makes this idea to grow into a running business that you envisaged rests solely, on the way you prioritize the essential components, of what the business idea, really needs, for it to take off and grow.
Ideas are just hypothesis, so, you should not start romanticizing it.
You need to find how to breathe life into this idea and push it to the stage it becomes a money-spinning entity.
Below are 5 tips, to help transit your ideas into a business:
Connect With People
The first step is for you to connect with people who understand what you are talking about.
Connect with mentors, who have been there, (in business), and are still there.
Build a team and brainstorm, on how to breathe life into the idea.
Evaluate All Angles
You have to sit down, (with your team), and think about all the angles you need to bring to the fore, for this idea to come to reality. Be very objective and thorough.
Chart out an extensive business plan that will cover all the bases.
Test Run The Idea
You can use the Jim Collins approach, which entails firing bullets, before cannonballs.
The concept here is for you to invest a little resource into it.
Do not go all out and inject massive funds into the idea.
Test-run it first, by checking out, how it is received in the market and customers reactions, first.
Prepare Yourself For The Growth Stage
At this point, if you and your team noticed that the business is booming, the next step is to prepare yourself for growth.
Go back to the initial business plan and update it. Chart out a new marketing plan and strategy.
Pray For Luck
It would not hurt, to pray for a little luck. There are lots of factors that can kill a healthy business on its way to ascension.
Government policies and natural phenomenon, are part of these factors.
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