... on taking the plunge and starting a new business. Each step of The Success Test will help you to evaluate the most critical parts of your business and assess where more thinking might be required, particularly related to your estimates of sales, pricing and cost management.
Work through the Test slowly and carefully consider each question.
Don't be too concerned with having exact figures for the Test. It's merely a guide to help you understand the financial potential of your business.
There are audio guides to help you complete each step and an example based on setting up a typical "One-man band" Lawn Mowing business. You can find the examples on the symbols.
When you have completed the Test, it will suggest one of three action points for you to consider - Good To Go, Getting There or Stop (and re-assess your direction).
It's not uncommon for businesses to complete the test several times before determining the best way forward.
Once you have a clear picture of the financial model for your business you will find the planning process easier.