Anyone can become their own boss. In fact, it became the trend these days. Everybody wanted to become an entrepreneur; everyone wants to open their own business. Some just jumped in the battle unarmed, while others managed to prepare through education, experience, under mentoring and observation.
Who ever wanted to have their own business must need to have a clear vision of what services or product they want to offer. Not because many are having their own blog site you would open yours also.
Set your goals first, define your mission and vision, only then you will be able to begin planning what is it you really want and need to start with.
Learn the magic of division of labor. If it is necessary to hire staff, do so. Though most of the starting businesses are advised to begin with very few people and minimal expense; there are instances where you really have to pass on to somebody other responsibilities that might be of excess and beyond your capacity and expertise.
Practice not to be all things to all people. Choose a niche for yourself and get known for that niche. A “jack of all trade-master of none” may succeed for a while but will definitely feel the bottom later on. You have to be a specialist of something.
Value yourself and your skill. Learn how to charge for your talent. Undercharging is mortal sin especially for the beginners. Not because you’re just a neophyte you will look down on yourself, and if you do that who would not?
Lastly, seek support from seniors. If it is necessary, join a group of other entrepreneurial people. Meeting with them will help you get free marketing tips, wise organizational structures, and even financial help. Not all competitors are bullies, sometimes they can be your allies.