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The 16 Most Important Questions for Start-Up's & Entrepreneurs

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Many start-up's fail because they skip all of the important questions and ask instead: "What can I do that will be sure to work?" …

Many start-up's fail because they skip all of the important questions and ask instead: "What can I do that will be sure to work?"

The problem, of course, is that there is no sure thing. So if you are starting out as a business owner or entrepreneur, knowing the answer to these 16 [big] questions will help position you for success...

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  • 1. The 16 Most Important Questions That All Start-Up Entrepreneurs Should Know The Answer To... Get yourself a coffee! Answering these questions could change your professional life forever... JeremyWaite.Wordpress.com
  • 2. If you're starting out as an entrepreneur or a freelancer or a project manager, the most important choice you'll make is: what to do? As in the answer to the question, "What do YOU do?" design by jeremywaite.co.uk | words by sethgodin.com | colour by pantone.com
  • 3. #1/16 Who are you trying to please? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 4. #2/16 Are you trying to make a living, make a difference, or leave a legacy? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 5. #3/16 How will the world be different when you've succeeded? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 6. #4/16 Is it more important to add new customers or to increase your interactions with existing ones? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 7. #5/16 Do you want a team? How big? (I know, that's two questions). The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 8. #6/16 Would you rather have an open-ended project that's never done, or one where you hit natural end points? (How high is high enough?) The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 9. #7/16 Are you prepared to actively sell your stuff, or are you expecting that buyers will walk in the door and ask for it? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 10. #8/16 Which? To invent a category or to be just like Bob/Sue, but better? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 11. #9/16 If you take someone else's investment, are you prepared to sell out to pay it back? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 12. #10/16 Are you done personally growing, or is this project going to force you to change and develop yourself? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 13. #11/16 Choose: Teach and lead and challenge your customers, or do what they ask... The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 14. #12/16 How long can you wait before it feels as though you're succeeding? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 15. #13/16 Is perfect important? (Do you feel the need to fail privately, not in public?) The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 16. #14/16 Do you want your customers to know each other (a tribe) or is it better they be anonymous and separate? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 17. #15/16 How close to failure, wipe out and humiliation are you willing to fly? (And while we're on the topic, how open to criticism are you willing to be?) The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 18. #16/16 What does busy look like? The 16 Most Important Business Questions for Start-Up's
  • 19. colour trends for spring 2011 | pantone.com
  • 20. Jeremy Waite Freelance Brand Consultant, Blogger, Ex-Giraffe Keeper, Digital Curator and Author of Sex, Brands & Rock'n'Roll. www.JeremyWaite.co.uk Forbes.com Power List All the figures in this document were taken from the Forbes.com Power List 2010 which ranks celebrities according to their income, exposure in the press, tv coverage, internet content and endorsements. Sex, Brands & Rock'n'Roll Twitter: Email: @punkbranding JeremyWaite@Me.com Released November 2010 Blog: http://JeremyWaite.Wordpress.com Website: www.JeremyWaite.co.uk