Congratulations! You have crossed over the threshold and into a world that is more exciting and rewarding than you ever imagined. We applaud your courage, and we're confident that with your passion, determination, and help from Covenant Bank, you have the potential to achieve your dreams and goals.
"Starting a business is easy," said no one, ever. If anything, people have told you how difficult it is and showed you the statistics about the high failure rates. That didn't stop you though, did it? Because chances are, you have the entrepreneurial mindset and a dream.
Some quick advice? Be willing to work hard and put in the time. There's no other way. At times you will feel overwhelmed and out of balance. Everyone does. Don't despair and don't give up. Simply do the next thing on your "to-do" list and keep moving.
The following challenges are common to an individual launching a business. By knowing about them, you can prepare for them.