We live in the age of instant gratification. Everyone wants—and expects—everything NOW. Or sooner! This impacts every business as customers seek products, solutions, services and answers faster than ever before. As business owners and leaders, we try to constantly make changes and adjustments to our business to adapt. This is a trap. Finding a solution before fully understanding the condition can hurt your business. While quickly adopting a new approach is tempting, we're not
Super Bowl championships are overrated. The Patriots (10), Steelers (8) and Cowboys (8) own the most Super Bowl appearances, while the Steelers (6), Patriots (5) and Cowboys (5) have won the most championships. So, who’s the most successful? It depends on your definition of success. Based on championships, it’s Pittsburgh. Based on Super Bowl appearances, it’s New England. But financially, it’s Dallas. According to Forbes, the Cowboys are the most valuable team in sports at $
I am not Elon Musk, or Bill Gates or Richard Branson.
Yet, mainstream business media outlets tell me I should aspire to be these magnates and model my business after theirs.
Despite living in an age of uncertainty, I am positive about two things.
I certainly don’t want to be like them, and they certainly don’t want to be like me.
And that’s okay.
They own their own business, like I own mine and you own yours. We all choose how to run our businesses, based on wh