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Recently I have been asked by different people how did I know what small business to go into. I have told them all that it is hard to say what "gave us the idea" and that it was generally an opportunity that "just came up" through various ways.

One time a security colleague mentioned to my business partner that they were finding it hard to get good patrol and guard providers and we were at a point where we were looking for something new to do.

Another time, we found a service station business for sale in our local paper, talked to the owner and it went from there.

I think that because we were open to business ideas as they came to us we found the opportunity in them. But you need to be on the lookout for the ideas and opportunities as they present themselves.

Click here if you are stuck for ideas to start a small business. 365 Small Business Ideas will get your creative juices flowing and show you that there is no limit to starting your own small business.

Passion v What you are good at

I think before seriously considering going into a small business you need to think about what you love to do -- your passion.

So many people go into business because they are good at what they do in their job and they know that they can do it better than their boss.

I don't think this is the best way to get a start up business idea. There is a lot involved with business and you will spend HEAPS of time doing stuff that you hate to do (finance, sales, etc) so if you don't have a real passion for what you will be doing 15 hours a day you will end up just like your boss! :-)

I have put together a worksheet for people that are interested in starting a small business to brainstorm some smallbiz ideas that would suit you and your individual situation the best.

Click here for my free worksheet to brainstorm your passions and a niche that suits you

When you are working your way through the worksheet you will find thoughts and ideas come to you that you might have thought about but not necessarily linked to starting your own small business.

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  4. How to start a home based business - a great article for entrepreneurs looking for start up ideas
  5. What small business would suit me

After owning and managing small to medium businesses for over 18 years Tammy Love is Ms Small Biz -- she has a love/hate relationship with business! She knows first hand that it is really exciting to grow something and provide the best possible service/product for customers but yet it can also be tiring, hard and down right exhausting! She also knows how lonely that it can be being a business owner. She is using her website | Facebook page and Twitter to help others achieve their dream of starting or getting through the beast that is small business!

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