In this section you have:
- examined the definition of ‘rural’
- written your personal objectives for starting a business
- considered the pyramid of purpose, looking at the alignment of your life and business values.
Now open the BPPR and reflect on the activities completed in this section. Review the output from each activity and complete the two questions raised in the introductory section of the BPPR. This requires you to pull out the most important aspects of your thinking to date.
A wise word of experience…
Remember that as you develop your enterprise you are not on your own. Family, friends and existing networks all provide valuable support. However, there are lots of other sources of support as well, such as from public bodies. Many organisations also provide useful signposting to resources and information, advice and guidance. These will vary depending on where you live. Here is a starter list of organisations you might consider contacting or exploring (if you have not done so already):