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Are you the 'right fit' for business ownership?

WRITTEN BYJames Price | JPAbusiness


If you're thinking about buying or starting a business – moving from the employed workforce to self-employment – take a look at our free Business Owner's Checklist.

The checklist features 10 common attributes our team tends to find in people who successfully build and run businesses.

Among these attributes are:

  • persistence
  • ability to deal with uncertainty, including extreme highs and lows
  • ideas person, with an eye to commercialisation and reality
  • self-confidence, but not arrogance
  • someone who can trust others.

Seek complementary skills

We find that one of the most important personal attributes of successful business owners is self-awareness, so be honest with yourself when using the checklist to assess your abilities and personal attributes.Business owner_s checklist cover 2022

If you don’t have all the attributes listed when first embarking on self-employment, we recommend you find a way to get them.

You could seek professional business advice and/or partner with people who can complement your skills and attributes.

If you would like advice about buying or managing your own business, contact the team at JPAbusiness on 02 6360 0360 for a confidential, obligation-free discussion.

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About James Price | JPAbusiness James Price has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic, commercial and financial advice to Australian and international business clients. James’ blogs provide business advice for aspiring and current small to mid-sized business owners, operators and managers.