Starting your own small business, especially while living overseas, shouldn’t be approached lightly. Once you start, the details pile up and the problems begin. Many books will include chapters to help you determine whether you are really ready.
But the questions can be a little silly in my opinion, simply because it’s hard to look realistically at yourself. Can you really say no to a question like “Do you have the determination to see this through”?
The Small Business Administration offers a wealth of free resources to help new business start ups.
This particular section is useful to understand the early steps involved.