Good Point, Before starting any business plans & setting up business goals there are many large & small tricky things need to implement in to your strategy. Though you've not mentioned about what type of business but for an entrepreneur or a starter, most important part is that make your daily routine not as a common man.
As there are a lot of ideas & guide available online following some essential things need to adopt starting a business.
1.Set up your budget.
2.Research on competitors & find out your potential customers.
3. Find out partners & suppliers.
4.If possible, try to give offers, discounts for new product lunch.
5. Make a website (Chances are more ROI)
6. Implement Social Media & Local Promotion (if target is local)
7. Try to get funding from other sources.
8. Touch with investors & get advises.