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Self Evaluation

Are you ready to be in business?

Use this self-evaluation to your advantage. It can help you better understand your readiness for starting a small business by prompting you with questions to assist you in evaluating your characteristics, skills, and experience. Select the answer that best reflects your current situation. There are no wrong answers. You might be solid in some areas and need help in others – and that’s OK. We’re here to help.

  • Step 1: Validate Personal Characteristics
  • Step 2: Select a Business Idea
  • Step 3: Market Research
  • Step 4: Financials
  • Step 5: Business Plan
  • Step 6: Develop Business Management Team
  • Step 7: Complete Startup Checklist