Use the list below as a starting point for identifying the barriers you’ll need to overcome in order to reach your goals.
- Lack of time
- Lack of required skills
- Lack of experience
- Lack of knowledge
- Lack of confidence
- Lack of support
- Lack of education
- Lack of money
- Lack of start-up capital
- Fear of failure
- Fear of the unknown
- Fear of risk-taking
Come up with at least 3 ways in which you might overcome each barrier.
Here's an example of 1 barrier you might face if your dream is to have a business of your own.
Barrier: Lack of start-up capital
- Talk to my banker about increasing my line of credit.
- Contact the Business Development Bank of Canada about financing options.
- Get a loan from a family member.