Your First Year in Business A Survival Guide


Launching a business is one of the most exciting and terrifying times of your life. Much like having your first baby, you’re executing a lot of “firsts” without a manual to guide you. You’re thrown into the deep end of the hardest job you’ve ever known, relying entirely on instinct. Basically, you’re blindfolded and lost in the woods, and there’s no one guiding you – except you.  

It still astounds me how many businesses close within the first three years – 60% of businesses fail in those early years.  

So why is that 60% of businesses fail before they even reach the three-year mark? 
It’s often WILDLY misunderstood just how much it takes to start, sustain and grow a business.  

Here are some of the biggest mistakes I see in start-ups: 

If you’re in the start-up phase of your business, there is still hope. Here’s what you can do:  

Now you’re ready to start and SUSTAIN a business!  

I’ve started and sustained/sold 34 companies in the last 25 years, so I’m living, breathing proof that it can be done, and I want to show you how I did it. Let Navig8Biz guide you through the woods.  
Remember this: the best time to plant an oak tree was 200 years ago, the second-best time is today.

You have to start somewhere. Just begin.  

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