There’s a lot of things to think about when starting a business. Read Xero’s guide on how to start yours.
The IRD have some instructional videos to help with those first major decisions.
Here are some tips, tools and visual guides from the Ministry of Business to point you in the right direction.
The failure rate of small business start-ups is high. One major reason is lack of business skills. Therefore yes, you should systematically set about improving your business skills. Perhaps the most important ingredient you need to succeed is enthusiasm and drive, backed by persistence and a determination to achieve your goals no matter how much hard work is involved.