Read these useful tips to get an idea about what sorts of questions you should be asking yourself as you consider setting up your own business:

  • Get everyone involved in setting goals and objectives.

  • Learn all you can about your customers.

  • Understand who your competitors are.

  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses relative to opportunities and threats.

  • Determine which capabilities you absolutely need to succeed.

  • List all the things you do that add customer value.

  • Make sure that you do your financial homework.

  • Imagine several different versions of your company’s future.