This companion article to our introduction to finding your startup goals, ideas and values is a practical exploration of these issues and can be used as a worksheet to help you find the answers to these questions for yourself as you go about starting up your own business. We’ve also got a list of resources and background reading to help you explore these topics in more depth if you need to go deeper on any aspect of your business and planning. Finally, if you really want to complete this worksheet we suggest you download this PDF version - it has formatted with spaces to write in and will make the process easier for you.
This worksheet is to help you think clearly about the foundation of your business – your goals, values, inspiration, ideas, challenges and Strengths.
In this section you need to think about why you are starting this business. What is the goal? Where do you want to end up? How will it affect you and your family and friends? Where will it take you in
- YEC Member Spotlight: Thomas Kjeldgaard, CEO and Founder, SplashPost Young Entrepreneur Council