Making a small business successful takes a lot of perseverance and hard-work.These tips would help you stay on the right track and eventually be successful Have Courage: Courage is key to building any successful business. You need courage to start out, you need courage to persevere when it gets really tough. You also need courage to take certain chances and risks that may bring the success you have always wanted. Take time to be courageous.Get Started Already: Some people go through what I call analysis paralysis. They gather information, look through charts and figures, recount all the different reasons not to go and at the end, they never really begin. Beginning well, is half way through success. Start out- of course do your due diligence but don\u2019t allow yourself to get paralyzedFind the Right Mentor: A lot of successful people you see stand tall are standing tall because they are standing on the shoulders of giants. Giants here include their mentors. Find a mentor ,Not only a mentor but the right type of mentor. Listen to your gut feeling and be open. If they are not coming from a place of wisdom, scram. Keep Your Overhead Low: What is the biggest cause of failure in small business? Lack of cash flow. When starting out a small business pay attention to every cost and keep your overhead low. If you\u2019re not careful, renting an office space, hiring your first employees, buying the requisite technology and all the other startup costs can be enough to bring a fledgling business to a screeching halt- pay attention and cut out all negative expenses.