This is an important question. Because you are becoming them.
Dr David McClelland of Harvard University found, over a thirty year study period that our reference groups, the people we habitually associate with determine 95% of our success or failure.
So if you just do one thing this year then reviewing your ‘reference group’ is likely to have the biggest impact.
Recently I had an interaction with someone in a business I own.
Recently we were making a major decision in MedRecruit for a very important leadership role in the recruitment team.
If you go to almost any personal development or business seminar, the presenters will share stories of failure leading to triumph.
It’s not a shop, it’s not online, it’s not Amazon or eBay or Trademe.
Survival isn’t necessary.
Is it meeting specification?
“You don’t choose the life of being an entrepreneur, it chooses you,” is something I found myself saying to a young entrepreneur the other day.
Dissatisfaction is a common state for entrepreneurs.
Fear of failure is a common reason many people don’t start things.
Failure is inevitable.