10 reasons why you should start a new product, service or small business (and why the recession could be the best time to begin)

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Why is it that we wait until the worst possible moment to act on important things in our lives?

We plan our annual holiday so late that all the best places are fully booked. We may have left our retirement planning for late in life only to find out that we should have started years ago. We always wanted to start a business of our own but we did nothing about it and now we are unemployed or too old to have the energy to make a go of things.

Here are some reasons why you should start a new product, service or small business:

It’s true that you could read another article on 10 reasons why you shouldn’t start a business. All these reasons sound valid. But if you are really honest with yourself, they are all good excuses. A recession may be a good time to start because necessity will stimulate your entrepreneurial spirit, costs are lower, good people are in bigger supply and people want products and services that cost less, save them money and can do things faster and easier.

You only have to give yourself one good reason why you should start. Then go here to find out how.

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By Chesney on November 8, 2013 · Posted in Main Content

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Pheadra Farah says:

The common denominator which paralyses people from beginning a new venture or attempting something ‘out of the box’ during the recession is no different from that which halts them during good times. Failure! People are afraid of failing and seem to have forget that success if the ability to go from one project to another regardless of whether it succeeds or not, without a loss of enthusiasm.
Interestingly, in tough times, a lot more thought is likely to go into a new venture as the margin for wastage is so much smaller.
If you want to win the lottery, slim though your chances might be, you have to buy a ticket!

Posted on November 9th, 2013