When most people start their ventures they have a great made for Hollywood story that explains how they saw a perfect opportunity that came to them while they were taking a shower or maybe even asleep in the middle of the night. However, my story was less of a fairy tale and was more of a painful blessing.
- Social Media is King – If you are a new start up company, there is a good chance that your larger and more established competitors might not be leveraging social media as well as they could.
- Be Patient. It’s A Process. – I have not been known to be the most patient person in the world, but there is nothing like an injury that shows you the importance of a process and how things don’t happen overnight.
- Take the “Pie” Is Half Made Approach – Insert whatever it is that you like, but this is no different from the old saying that the glass is half full.