Surround yourself with people you trust to tell you the truth at all times. You need that support network to help guide you, be a sounding board for you and above all to be a positive influence that you need to take your vision of the company forward.
If you believe in what you do and what you want to achieve, do it, if you don’t you will regret it for the rest of your life. There is no such thing as failure if you have given it your best shot and when things go wrong put it down to experience, move on and make the right choice next time
It’s not at all easy coping with being a mum and starting your own business. You need to be realistic and think about what you can achieve with the time you’ve got.
Friends who would like to run their own business are always conscious of having kids to worry about. But if you have a business that’s fun and you’re passionate about it, this can really inspire them. Your kids can still
Never turn away help and try to remember that you’re already doing the most important job in the world
Just go for it. Don’t plan and prepare too much. You’ll learn along the way and will need to adapt and change your business anyway.
Involve your child/ren as much as you can. Helping mum running the business can be a fun game and you will be nurturing the business spirit of future entrepreneurs in the process. Your name: Monica Costa Names and ages of
Ask for advice and support. These days there are plenty of organisations offering free start-up advice for small businesses and it is so valuable to listen to the voice of experience. Other than that – just do it!”