Introduction to Business Ownership. 111 Monument Circle, Suite 1950 Indianapolis, IN 46204 317-917-3266 www.businessownership.org. Introduction to Business Ownership This program is provided with thanks to our generous sponsors:
111 Monument Circle, Suite 1950 Indianapolis, IN 46204
This program is provided with thanks to our generous sponsors:
U.S. Small Business Administration
City of Indianapolis
The Fairbanks Foundation
The Glick Fund
You’ve got to see it to believe it!
Look into your ideal future.
What does your business look like?
What role do you have in the business?
Do your business goals support your life goals?
Why do you want to own your own business?
What will your business to provide for you?
What is the ultimate goal for your business?
All goals are driven first by desire
Are you prepared to do the work to make it happen?
Successful entrepreneurs are:
Focusedon the goal
Do you think like an entrepreneur?
Do you act like an entrepreneur?
How do your know?
Complete the entrepreneur’s inventory.
Which characteristics do your possess?
Complete an asset inventory.
Be honest with yourself.
What’s in your toolbox now? What new tools do you need?
You don’t just need to know how to run A business, you need to know how to run THIS business.
Money management skills are paramount!
You run a business right now – You, Inc.
Know your current household budget
Define your financial goals
Identify and develop your support network:
A business will not survive without customers!
Market research can help answer these questions:
How are you going to get to your destination?
Consider the following:
Can your business succeed?
Yes, if it is…..
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