It is believed that at least 90% of all small business failures can be traced to the fact that the business owners had little or no knowledge about how to run a successful business.
Obtaining this knowledge can involve you (as the business owner) taking a small business course or reading up on all the areas involved in starting, running and growing a business. One of the most important things you have to do when you are desirous of starting a business is to calculate the feasibility of your idea.
You need to do a feasibility assessment and if this shows that the business has no likelihood of making a profit, then it has to be set aside.
A small business owner can avoid many mistakes and he/she will not know about this without that knowledge. Good business knowledge plays such an important role in determining success or failure that it would be a good idea for the government to bring in a simple registration process, where no one can start a business without passing a very basic exam on how to set up and run ...