We are living in a world where everybody wants to make an extra coin and add to his income. Most people have achieved this by coming up with great business ideas. When one starts up a company, he should be ready to encounter competition. Important to note, is that you do not need to be rich or popular to succeed in business but to think SMART.
A smart entrepreneur should have clear knowledge of the particular field he wants to get involved in. He should conduct enough or substantial research on the type of venture he intends to start. This knowledge is acquired by reading business articles from magazines, news papers, and newsletters among other publications.
Another approach would be to talk with people who are established in the business world and also any other good source that one can find.
It would be imperative that you consider your income and capital. You should not start up a business venture that requires more capital than you can provide, this will help you to avoid getting stranded along the way.
Therefore, it goes without saying that business planning is very important. If you fail to plan then you only plan to fail. As an entrepreneur you must have a business plan on how to start your business and also how to run it successfully.
Concerning seasons, a prudent entrepreneur should be able to know the pick and off pick seasons for his business. This will help in planning and stocking.
Realize that as an entrepreneur you are not a boss to your business but a servant. For you to bare fruit in your business, you must be ready to work hard.

By Smiley