Small Business Advice: Eliminate All Your Obstacles to Business Success

Do you want to eliminate all your obstacles to business success? If yes, this post is for you as a part of a weekly small business advice for entrepreneurs.

Do you think that you don’t have any obstacles through your success and your business success? If you have experienced obstacles probably you already know how they can stop you in your desires to achieve so wanted business success.

As an entrepreneur, especially as the startup entrepreneur, you will always start with some hidden different obstacles that will pull you back. You are pulled back because of some obstacles to business success that I will explain below.

Possible Obstacle to Your Business Success

As possible obstacles to your business success I will pick the following:

  • Lack of skills and knowledge. You cannot expect that when you start the company, you’ll have all needed skills and knowledge to manage the company. Maybe you have the skills and knowledge to make the best handmade candles in the world. But, are you skilled with the marketing, sales or business paper work? You’ll need much more skill than you ever imagine when you start your own company.
  • Lack of money. Maybe you have your business plan and financial projections that are aligned with the money that you have to start your company. However, the practice showed that almost all that projections are based on the false assumptions. It means that you will not have enough money to survive in the first worst years of your new company.
  • Too much information for analysis purpose. One of the biggest obstacles can be when you have too much information that brings you in the mode of “analysis paralysis.” You can’t go forward because you are simply stuck with your analysis that seems they cannot end.
  • Possible procrastination. As human beings, we want to procrastinate. However, if you procrastinate in your business, it will be one of the biggest obstacles on your path to success. What you can finish today, finish it. Don’t procrastinate because tomorrow you’ll have something new to do for your business.

This Week Small Business Advice

Find all of your obstacles that pull you back. Analyze them and find the possible ways how to eliminate them. If you have a lack of skills and knowledge for something in your business, find persons that have and employ them. If you have a lack of money, borrow them. If you have too much information, stop, for the moment, clean everything without the value for your business and then finish the analysis. If you procrastinate, find the system that will manage your tasks and eliminate procrastination.

Dragan Sutevski

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Dragan Sutevski is a founder and CEO of Sutevski Consulting, creating business excellence through innovative thinking. Get more from Dragan on Twitter. Contact Dragan