Where to find some practical tips for starting a business
You’ve probably heard it before but never really given it much thought: something like 80% of new businesses fail in the first 18 months, and of those that survive, another 80% fail in the 18 months after that. But think about it for a second, and what that means. For every 20 businesses that start, only one of them will be around in three years’ time. So what’s the difference between those that survive and those that don’t? To answer that, let me tell you a story about Barry.