As a computer programmer for a large corporation, Sam was only responsible for completing his portion of a project. He did not have any management responsibility or experience.
Judy's job in customer service only required quick, short responses; no management. As a Mom with two small kids, she knew how to handle unexpected events and demands.
Their casual discussions about starting and running a small business centered on how much fun it might be and what they could gain from it. So far, the only thing they'd written down was their individual business achievement statement. They were both concerned about their lack of management experience.
1. Answer the question "What business am I in?".
2. Create goals and set deadlines.
3. Write a business overview statement.