Many people who dream about launching a small business do not know where to start. Some people are even afraid of the risk associated with starting a small business. One of the ways to overcome fear of starting a business is to hear some success stories of people who achieved success after launching a business. Once you hear such stories, they are going to give you hope that being a successful small business owner is possible. Before starting a small business, check if somebody else was successful in what you are planning to do. If you are planning to be successful in something where other people failed, why would you be successful if so many people have failed in it?