Do you want to leave your job to become self-employed this new year? There are some things you need to know. Leaving the security of a regular job to begin your own business could be stressful, difficult and quite demanding. This decision must be carefully considered. You have to look before you leap - observe well before you quit your regular job.
Business thrives well in Nigeria, if the business owner is keen to succeed. To leave your regular job for self-employment is a major decision, which requires you to ask the following questions and receive your appropriate answers.
• Am I financially secure?
You should have at least six to twelve months of expenses saved. This will reduce stress and aid your focus.
• How different can I be?
You have to learn from the failures and success of others. talk to an entrepreneur who has been through the "thick and thin" of business. The best for you is to be open to learning from the experience of other entrepreneurs. This will give you a headway in your business set up.
• What am I willing to sacrifice?
Starting up a business entails stepping out of your comfort zone, to give it your all.
• Do I have a target market?
You should have identified your target customer group(s). Make some research on this.
• Are my goals easy to achieve?
You have to break down your goals, to make it easy to achieve. Take steps one after the other towards a successful business set up.
Hence, to move from your regular job to a personal business, you ought to ask some questions and receive accurate answers to have a smooth sail in the business world.