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Business ideas


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This presentation helps you through the process of deciding which business is right for you. This goes through the process of mind mapping your ideas and evaluating them through a series of questions that is designed to verify which one is best for you.

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Business ideas

  1. 1. Creative thinking and business <ul><li>What business should I do </li></ul><ul><li>What should I call myself? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the best ideas? </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is your end goal? “ Have the end goal in mind...” – Stephen Covey 1989 <ul><li>Starting out in business is only daunting if you have not broken activities into manageable chunks and they are not written down. </li></ul><ul><li>Take time to understand… </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you want a business? </li></ul><ul><li>What targets have been set? </li></ul><ul><li>When will you achieve them? </li></ul><ul><li>Are the targets and activities realistic or are you setting yourself up to fail? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Before you start be prepared…Creative tools…. Write down on a piece of paper or a post it note each idea or useful thought Solution 1 Solution 2 Solution 3 Solution 4 Solution 5 Solution 6 Solution 7 Solution 8 Solution 9 Solution 10 Solution 11 Solution 12 Solution 13 Solution 14 Solution 15 Solution 16 Solution 17 Solution 18
  4. 4. Before you start be prepared…Creative tools…. Or you can write down an idea on a piece of paper and connect the idea together so that each idea can be developed immediately
  5. 5. What business should I be in? Lets talk about you Human Spirit What are your values? What do you believe in? The brain: What are you good at? What products or services do you know very well? Do you know what people want or need? The heart: What motivates you? What are you passionate about? What will get you up each morning?
  6. 6. Evaluation…what are the most sensible business ideas? Take each idea and categorise them into four areas: 1) Big or 2) small impact Big Impact: The ideas you have will achieve the majority of your objectives or targets. If this is not the case then the idea will have a small impact and should not be considered. 3) Easy or 4) hard to implement Will your idea be easy or hard to implement? If you are thinking of creating the next technological breakthrough then this will be hard to implement compared to gardening or selling Products online
  7. 7. Evaluation…what are the best ideas? Take each idea and put them into the four boxes. Focus on the big impact and easy to implement ideas Easy to Implement Big Impact Hard to implement Small Impact Solution 1 Solution 3 Solution 6 Solution 7 Solution 8 Solution 9 Solution 2 Implement Now Possible Kill Implement Later
  8. 8. Congratulations…. You should now be in a better position to understand which business ideas and names are likely to bring you success. Ensure that you get independent and objective advise from other people, especially your potential customers. Seek out forums where they speak their mind to understand if they need or want your products / services. Next step….Write the business plan
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>For other solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simon Misiewicz through </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] or </li></ul></ul>