Yes I would like to start an event planning business and I have worked somewhat with others who run such a business and the experience seems something exciting and something I can really enjoy doing. I want to know if I can start it by charging overhead with clients after forming a contract and charging them a percentage for myself and to obtain the materials needed for the clients.
Operations comes from the question I ask most who are starting an Event Planning Business. How are you going to operate your business? Where? In your home? An office of some kind? There are a myriad of scenarios that you could do, but please be very careful if operating from home. It is imperative that you carve out a space that is solely for your business and nothing else. This may be hard to do, but make it so. If your family knows that the area is your “Work Space” and when they see you in it, they will come to know when you are “Doing Business.” You have got to set the groundwork for that mindset to happen.
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