Do I Have The Necessary Organizational And Planning Skills To Run A Business?

Do I Have The Necessary Organizational And Planning Skills To Run A Business?
Panagiotis Koutoudis
by Panagiotis Koutoudis

Organizational skills and planning skills can make or break any business. These two skills are the key in starting, running, breaking even and profit making of any business. Do you have these great qualities to be an entrepreneur? Do you consider yourself as one of those highly effective individuals that can get the best out of any situation and move on with no complaints when things go sore?

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
- Peter Drucker

You may be good at organizing and planning things but are your skills good enough to make you an entrepreneur? In an interesting study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in 2013 to choose the world’s best CEOs, the top 5 people that made it there had an interesting twist: 3 of them were not CEOs in real life!

They were Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela. CEOs and other leaders acknowledge their organizational and leadership skills that made them what they are. What is this list trying to tell us about entrepreneurship? Being an entrepreneur takes a whole set of skills but you may or may not have them.

So how will I find out my organizational and planning abilities?

The easiest way to find out about your organizational and leadership abilities is choosing a consultancy service. Unfortunately, business consultation is very expensive and there is no guarantee that your consultant can understand your needs. Believe it or not, poor business consultation happens all the time so it is imperative sticking to a tried and tested method. One of the most innovative tools in today’s market to judge one’s organizational skills and planning abilities is iGoStartup’s Basic Startup Pack, business consultation software that uses various parameters to assess a person’s abilities to run a business.

Since several factors are taken into consideration, this business management software is the best way to judge your abilities to be an entrepreneur.

Your Projected Organizational Skills – The Strengths

Most commonly projected strengths for organizational skills include your ability to encourage people to join discussions, ability to resolve a problem or conflict in the toughest of times and recognizing others. Staying focused on your goals, taking full responsibility of whatever is going around you etc are qualities of a good leader.

However, there could be many weaknesses of in you that you are overlooking. To begin with, overusing humor and other conflict migration techniques can make your employees underestimate the seriousness of important business decisions. Failing to challenge others and failing to plan things on long-term are other areas that can affect your business model.

The best way to find out about your abilities to run a business is using a business consultation tool that will give you comprehensive insights. This is where iGoStartup’s consultation software can help you.