In business, there are no guarantees. There is simply no way to eliminate all the risks associated with starting a small business - but you can improve your chances of success with good planning, preparation, and insight. Start by evaluating your strengths and weaknesses as a potential owner and manager of a small business.
The Collin SBDC offers training and one on one confidential consulting for business owners and entrepreneurs provided at no charge along with workshops and seminars on topics that are essential to business success. The Collin SBDC promotes small business success by providing management education. We assist small businesses in creating jobs and economic growth by utilizing the elements of quality counseling and training, community involvement and the leveraging of resources. Their main office is located at The Collin College Courtyard Center, 4800 Preston Park Boulevard, Suite A126 in Plano, Texas, 75093.
Visit their website to take their online How to Start a Small Business Class or take their online assessment to determine if you are ready to move to the next step. www.collin.edu/sbdc/
You can also visit the Small Business Administration website for a check list of things to consider before you start a small business.