Tuesday, 28th May 2018 may have been an average working day for many, however for Michelle at ValueAdd Business Solutions Ltd an invitation to the Trades Hall of Glasgow changed all that. Wondering what was this invitation was? Well, Michelle was invited to a pop-up art gallery being hosted by the candidates of this years series of The Apprentice.
Starting a business can be an exciting and terrifying venture both at the same time. Whilst you know there will be hard work ahead, you are solely focused on the end goal to be a successful, self-sufficient business owner. However, while the path ahead may (or may not) be paved with gold, here are some commonly mistaken myths about creating a successful business which may help put things into perspective a little, and help you on your way.
It’s been a hectic month and the deadlines are fast approaching. Even after all the overtime and extra hours you’ve put in, you still can’t seem to find a clear space on your desk. You’re feeling nothing short of exhausted, and despite all of the above, the work doesn’t stop flooding through.
So, you’re doing great and business is doing well. You feel confident in your products/services and you seem to have a very happy client base. Then, all of a sudden comparisonitis rears its ugly head. You’ve come across a new competitor in the market and like an annoying itch, the feeling of self-doubt threatens to destabilise all the confidence you’ve gained.