Some of the most popular reasons to start a business include-having a unique business idea, designing a career that has the flexibility to grow with you, working toward financial independence, and investing in yourself. Prepare to start a successful business: Evaluate your entrepreneurial abilities Marketing strategies Financial resources Legal form of organization Tips to prepare & present your business plan Not every small business is positioned for success, so you may be in for a real challenge when you decide to take the plunge, ditch your day job, and become a business owner. The stage is often set in the beginning, so make sure you start with a strong foundation.
Speaker(s): Presented and taught by Lin Hite, Regional Director SBDC
Co-Sponsor(s): Longwood SBDC, George Mason University, Virginia Small Business Development Center, U.S. Small Business Administration
Fee: No Cost