Being involved in many businesses personally, and advising many more, I’ve seen a pattern that commonly afflicts entrepreneurs.
They have a great idea, they execute the idea, and they have a win.
But what’s the worst thing that can happen to you if you visit Las Vegas?
Because success is a bad teacher.
Entrepreneurs who have had a win with an idea often go on to only use their ideas to come up with future plans.
And they usually don’t keep winning. Because an idea is not a plan.
Ideas are important. We must spark ideas with imagination, but if we want to be successful we must fuel them with data.
Sometimes, I don’t have anything to add.
Recently I was watching a video of our Prime Minister, Jacinda Adern, speaking about women’s suffrage.
Have you ever seen someone driving a car you want, running a business you want, in a relationship you want, ***insert any reason in here*** and been jealous of them and wished you had that?
This past year has been tough in many ways.
When you know, you know.
“Never give up,” I’m sure you’ve heard that.
You’ve got two options..
“You’ll pay more, but you’ll get more than you paid for.”
How often do you hear the statement, ‘there just aren’t enough hours in the day”?
This is the first blog I’ve written since my cousin Matthew was killed flying a helicopter a few weeks ago.