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How to manufacture the perfect product

How to manufacture the perfect product

If you’re looking to start some sort of business and want to create your own products to sell – good for you. It’s very easy to think about the idea of doing this, but a whole different story actually deciding to make it happen. It’s important to realise that it’s going to be tricky though. Even if you have an ideal vision for how you want things to turn out, doesn’t mean that’s how it’s going to happen, and this can be rather frustrating at times, but it’s up to you to stay focused and keep your eye on the prize.

One of the best tips out there, is to gather together as much knowledge as you possibly can about the industry that you’re trying to get into. The more you know, the easier you will find everything. Not only that, but people will take you a lot more seriously too because you know what you’re talking about.

The next phase is manufacturing your product, and if you’re new to this, you’ve most likely never gone through this kind of process before. So here are a few things to bear in mind.

Ideas

Firstly, you’re not going to get anywhere without a good idea – that’s how all businesses start out. And if you have more than one – that’s even better because it gives you things to fall back on if the original idea isn’t working out the way you thought it would. Make sure to keep note of everything that you come up with, along with how you plan on bringing those ideas to life. Essentially, you want to write out a simple business plan on what you intend to do, and how you intend on getting there.

Machinery

Depending on the kind of product you want to make, will determine what you need to use to make it, but it most cases, you can expect to use a lot of machinery that will create all the parts you need to put your creation together. Doosan machines are able to provide you with the best-in-class performance with exceptional accuracy, so you will never have to worry about minor issues that turn into major ones because of the tools used.

Motivation

One of the most difficult things that people tend to find during the manufacturing process, is lack of motivation. You may initially start out with tons of excitement and drive, but more often than not, something will happen to set you back a little, you’ll begin to let the tired takeover, and you won’t have much of that motivation left anymore. – It can happen to the best of us, and all you need to do is take a little timeout, step away, and evaluate what you’re doing. Then search for that spark again, and make your dreams come true.

Now you know what to think about, you can focus on making this product the best it can be so that you can finally reach your true awaited success.

*Photo by Chester Alvarez on Unsplash
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Christine Buske is a former academic who left science at the bench, and now considers herself a woman in tech. She is a frequently invited speaker, and enjoys talking about career transformation (particularly leaving academia for the business world), tech, issues around women in tech, product management, agile, and outreach. She is a proud Canadian resident, and qualifies as a "serial expat".

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