4 Decision-Making Lessons for Startup Entrepreneurs

4 Decision-Making Lessons for Startup Entrepreneurs

As for startup entrepreneur, you might have a number of things in your mind it to turn your dream project into a reality. In the process, there might be a number of obstacles you might have overcome, but there will be many more issues in the future. In this case, it is important to be sure that you give your best and take the right decisions at the right time.

In this post, you’ll find decision-making lessons that should be understood and put into practice while making decisions related to your startup.

Decision making process

1. Last minute decisions aren’t always bad

There are many startup entrepreneurs who feel that is they are stuck in a situation where they have to decide at the last minute; they are bound to fail. This is a misconception, and you can make better decisions at the last minute even. In fact, some of the last minute decisions can help in ensuring that you have the necessary flexibility in your plans and can make you feel good about the way in which you are business plan has been worked upon.

2. Avoid taking up every responsibility is related to your startup

If you want him that you can do everything for your startup all by yourself, you are wrong, and it will leave to meet us financial crisis for you in the future. This mistake will not only affect you on a professional level but also on the personal front.

Business is a team game.  Even if you’re a one-person business, you’ll still be more effective and efficient when collaborating with others.  The decisions are ultimately yours to make, but those can be better when you discuss and take suggestions with others.

Business woman analyzing options for decision making

3. Analyzing every alternative you have

While making a decision, there will be at least two alternatives in front of you. In some cases, there will be more than two alternatives even. It will be your responsibility to analyze every alternative carefully – and quickly.

You can adopt this for any decisions, small or big. Small decisions, like should I meet with a client at a downtown cafe or at the office? The former is more casual, but the latter may be more convenient. How about a complex tech decision? Here’s an example: If your business is related to the use of bitcoin as a method payment processing. you should analyze the possibility to adopt Bitcoin Lightning network protocol, which can make bitcoin transaction faster.

Remember that the decision will be yours and it is up to you to decide which option is ideal for your business. This will be possible only if you are analyzing every alternative you have and choose one after your analysis is complete – in timely manner. Avoid ‘analysis paralysis’ at all cost.

4. Don’t keep information up to yourself only

It is important to share necessary information with your team, and if you are not sharing it with them, there can be an unnecessary glitch later on, and the same can have serious consequences for your business. Remember that you have a Startup and you cannot afford to make losses because of such mistakes.

Ivan Widjaya

Ivan Widjaya is the Owner/Editor of Noobpreneur.com, as well as several other blogs. He is a business blogger, web publisher and content marketer for SMEs.