If we do not built a strong foundation, then the structure on which it stands, will not stand the test of time. It takes time to set up a business, that time varying depending on the type, size, shape and location. So what needs to be in place, for the business to stand the test of time?
We probably mostly agree that experience is based on the past, therefore when someone comes up with a new idea, if you strip it down, it will be based tightly or loosely on something already created.
It is adaptation to perfection. It got me thinking that it is exactly what we need to do as business owners...
Are you a Crow or Magpie - big in size but the slightest movement will scare you off forever more?
Are you a Blackbird - spending all your time obsessed with wooing the ladies and staving off a single competitor?
So back to the point above, why is it so difficult to ask someone to become your partner in life? Well, what if I was to ask why could it be so difficult to ask someone for their business?
Bill Watterson (American author) said: “… it's worth recognizing that there is no such thing as an overnight success. …The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive.