Make this Year the Year You Stop Being a Wannabe Entrepreneur

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Do you talk a good game about starting a business? Maybe you chat to friends about how great it would be to be your own boss. Or maybe you spend hours talking to your family about your various business ideas. You would have taken the leap into entrepreneurship already, but you’ve just been waiting for the right time to start your business.

There is no better time than now!

 Are you dismissing a brilliant idea?

Just because your idea is out of the box, doesn’t mean it’s not a great one. After all, someone is making a mint selling the Shamwow® and the people who created the Snuggie® did pretty well for themselves.

Don’t talk yourself out of the next great business idea just because you’re afraid of what others will think. Instead, figure out if there is a market for your idea by getting feedback from others, conducting focus groups with friends, and doing a test run of your product or service. If there doesn’t seem to be a viable market, you can move on to your next idea.

Are you relying on your gut alone?

Your gut is often right, but data is always right. Rather than go with what you think is the best strategy or business idea, be more