There are so many different articles on how to be successful when starting a business. Most of them, in my experience, are either too long or they are outdated. I am a millennial female entrepreneur—I don’t have the patience for lengthy documents and I think that most of what worked for a company that started 20 years ago is antiquated (sorry, but it’s true).
The biggest mistakes I made in starting my own company were not any of the things I could have read in one of those articles. In fact, they were random, big mistakes that have cost me a lot of time and money to correct.
So here it is, for all you nuevo go-getters out there, a short and not-so-sweet list of my six biggest mistakes when starting a business. Please don’t make them.