Don't jump in both feet. Test the waters first. Get some success under your belt before you fully commit. Do a bunch of A vs. B tests to see what works. Small failures and incremental mistakes are correctable. They just take a small change of direction and your costs are naturally limited. Many people throw all their resources into a business decision without making sure in advance that it has a good chance of working. For people like you and me, it worth taking the extra time and steps to up our odds of success.Thanks again for the great advice. I have been digging deep about what I want. I want a lot of things in life. I have figured out my problem which involves motion without action. I often think about what could go wrong too much than what could go right. My skills have boiled down to being good with people. My networking and communication skills are great. I think I would do really good in sales but before I even get there, I will have to do something. I've researched the courier industry enough and all I need to do is to take action before I overanalyze it.
We've had a few people in our area that do deliveries and courier services. Most have come and gone pretty quickly. The ones that have stuck around have a nitch in the market. They don't try to be everything to everyone. They have regular clients who really need their services.
I looked at a courier contract for one of our military bases in our state. It was picking up medical samples and taking them to the lab in the neighboring town 24/7. I had too many things going to bid since it would have been a full-time job to be on call like that. But it was interesting...
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