I can't think of many things as exciting as jumping into entrepreneurship and starting your own business. Yes, it's hard work. Yes, it takes grit and determination. Yes, it takes patience, but the reward for your hard work, the countless hours and the patience is all worth it.
#1: There's rarely a good time to start a business.
#2: There are things you'll have to learn the hard way.
Lot's of people go it alone, and many succeed without a mentor. But finding a good mentor can get you where you want to go on a faster timeline and often with less heartache. You know the old saying, "you don't know what you don't know?" A good mentor does know and they will help you define your goals, stay on course and achieve those goals, all while encouraging you along the way.
#3: You must define what success looks like for you.