“In a start-up, absolutely nothing happens unless you make it happen.” — Marc Andreessen

The Remarkable Journey Of Making It Happen!

Abhishek Shah
4 min readFeb 10, 2020

So, you have come up with a rocking idea that is going to change the world. How exciting!! You are all set to conquer the world well, there is no doubt about going anything wrong, but it is still a freaking business plan that requires going onboard. The real challenges lie in actually making it happen (The good news is, it is going to be super exciting, intellectually stimulating and completely rewarding).

Lucky for you that you are reading this….it is going to be really helpful offering you some great tips to get your business plan onboard. So, once you have settled on your idea, follow the below-mentioned road map for taking action.

Stop talking and get into action

Enough of yapping done about your business plan, it’s time for action. To talk about an idea prior to doing some initial processing on the paper tricks, our brains into thinking that we are actually doing with the concept. While sharing definitely has its benefits and is highly recommended in the overall idea making process. It is difficult to move ideas forward when it remains in the world of “She said,” “He said”.

Know your market

You have to know if there is a demand for the product or services you plan to offer. You have to know the industry well enough. Scope out the competition and determine what makes your business idea different. Once you know about the market you are putting your business plan into, you will be able to chalk out the fine print of your business idea in a hassle-free manner.

Estimate the funds

Perhaps, the most important part of any business — every startup requires initial funds and you will want some solid estimates before to move forward. Gauging the startup cash is tricky and of course tough. Once you have figure out how much capital you will need to open the doors, and also where is the money going to come from — you will be able to set the wheels in motion of the business idea that you envisioned.

Do the hard work of clarifying the idea

Business ideas that stick with the customers are usually easy to engage. This requires you to do the hard work of simplifying and clarifying the business idea. They created hype might sell your ideas, but in the long run, it will find it hard to sustain. Edit your ideas until you feel that you have reached the core, and then build upon it for the launch.

Mentally prepare yourself

It’s a business idea after all and there are a majority of the cases seen that they haven’t been enough fortunate entrepreneurs to come on board with their business plan, so it is good to prepare for the good and the bad both. Starting a business has never been easy. You will have to put in long hours and wonder if you are doing the right thing. Stay persistence, work hard and learn how you can improve each day that is how you are going to make your plan work.

Start moving to the launch

Now that you have figured out everything, you are all set to roll. Ideas come only into real-life scenarios. Wisdom is actually found while you are into motion. Give yourself permission to experiment with the core concept.

Also Read:

  1. The Beginner Entrepreneur: Guide to How Your Idea for a New Startup Business From Home Can Go from Zero to Profitable FAST (The DIY Entrepreneur)
  2. The Unfair Advantage: How Startup Success Starts With You
  3. Startup Never Fails: A Collection of Common Questions Asked by Startups
  4. Upscale: What it takes to scale a startup. By the people who’ve done it
  5. Startup Accelerators: A Field Guide
  6. Line Notebook: Billion Success Notebook for Jotting Down Business Ideas
  7. The StartUp Kit


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Abhishek Shah

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