Running business is as challenging as when you start it. Most people even say that it is not about how you start it, but it is all about how you run your business. It is about process. Roua said in his article that there will be always excitement stage for everything, for business as well. This happens at the beginning of the business, and it will not last for long time. Time by time, the excitement will fade. As businessman you need to remember this. The process will not be as joyful as the first.
Later after you are being excited in running business, you will involve to the next stage, in the involvement stage, Roua said. This is the real battle you will get through. This can last for long time, and you will never know until when the process will finish. Yet, this is also the most interesting part if you have passion in business. The involvement stage will urge you to spend more money and time, and also skills. This is the stage when you have to be all out. It is the stage when you start to build your business empire.
The last stage you will experience when running business is the measuring stage. Once your business run and it starts to develop, you have to think about whether or not doing investment. Here you will measure the potential you have, the profit you gain, or the loss you experience. Here, you also need to measure the resource you have, and count whether or not you will expand the business to other places. This stage is very important. It is the point where you think and ponder whether or not stop the business or keep running it.
You imagination of a successful business may cover your mind, when you are in this stage. Yet, try to be more realistic by using all metrics you have. See how the product you have giving impact to consumer. Measure your money, the partners you have, the team, and trends that is happening in this world. The real circumstances may be different like what you expect before. Be ready for this stage. If you keep your eyes and ears wide open, you will be able to see the positive movement here. If you find out that you have to close the business, and then manage the closing project as well. Good skill in closing the business is needed whenever you want to start new business.