Starting a business can be fun, scary, and frustrating all at the same time. Do you have what it takes to deal with every emotion that comes your way? With so much coming your way, don’t worry if something bad happens – you just need to continue forward. No matter how successful a business is right now, keep this in mind: they did not start out at the top. You have to start at the beginning, deal with the ups and downs, and then do what you can to make your organization a success.

Here are three tips to success for startup businesses:

1. Have a plan. The last thing you want to do is start a business without a plan. If you do this you will find yourself in trouble sooner rather than later. Direction is very important if you are going to achieve success early on. Your business and marketing plan should be full of all the information that you need to succeed as a new owner.

2. Don’t get down on yourself. There are going to be times when you are frustrated and feel that the best move is to get mad at yourself and/or your employees. While letting off steam is important, you need to do it in the right way. Those who get frustrated will find out soon enough that this never turns out good. You need to keep a cool head, no matter what happens.

3. Track your successes and failures. It is easy to say that you want to succeed, but making this happen is an entirely different story. When you know what is working and what isn’t, you can better plan for the future. Although some people only like to track their successes, this is a big mistake. You also need to know what you are doing wrong so that you can avoid the same mistakes in the future.

As you can see, these three tips are pretty simple to follow if you believe that they can help. If you want to give yourself the best chance of success, have a plan, don’t get frustrated, and track every success and failure. When you do this, you will find yourself in position to succeed now and in the future.

These are not the only tips to follow, but their simplicity should work in your favor. Once implemented, you may be surprised at how much they can do for you.