People often ask me two questions when I meet them:
1) How I mustered up the cahunas to go out on my own and start a business; and
2) How I managed to make my business successful.
The truth is, it takes a lot of planning ahead, being kind to yourself, knowing your strengths, knowing your weaknesses and not being afraid to give things a go and see how they pan out.
Overall though, there are a few things I did that I believe really helped to set me up for success, and for those of you who are currently sitting in a cubicle with dreams of one day heading out on your own, they may serve as a sort of guiding light.
So here are a few of my top tips that I have learned through starting up my first business.