Every business starts from a humble beginning. As much as we’d like to think brands like Nike or Gatorade were overnight successes, it’s a pipe dream. In reality, many great businesses started with a single idea from a solopreneur who then took action. Thoughts became things, and from there hard work helps the business grow. Yet, there are many different stages of small business success. This feature will lay out these stages so you can understand each individual step and what it takes to get there.