Get your business going Other | Friday 5th February 2016 | Ollie business survival guide Tips Team In the business world, opportunity can strike at any moment, and the trick is to be ready when it hits you. Below are three tips to remember when starting out your business. Business Plan A basic business plan always starts off with a mission statement, stating what the business would like to achieve – essentially why you are starting a business. Once you understand this, you can begin to plan what your next steps are, such as who your competition is, your market and most importantly why people will choose you. Business Cards This is fundamental to any company and is an advertisement of your business, and more importantly yourself. You never know when your big break will come, and when it does come you need to grab. A business card is what you need. Your Team A great business always starts with a great team. You should surround yourself with people who want you and your business to succeed.