As many as 90% of startup businesses ultimately fail. This does not have to be your story.
If you are agile and able to switch directions when necessary, your business may continue to succeed or even grow rather than die an untimely and avoidable death. Knowing when to pivot and how to do so successfully is key.
Innovation and social impact doesn’t always come in a glamorous package. Jasmine Burton saw a global need that would make the difference in many lives and went after it with gusto, calling her mom to declare: “I know what I am supposed to do. I am supposed to design toilets.” Maybe toilets aren’t your thing, but are you an innovator or creative who might join with the policy makers to change the world? What need might you address?
IKEA’s founder has been a natural salesman and innovator all his life. 90 years later, his core traits have carried him to great success – a great example of a man living his Life Blueprint®. What is within you that can carry you on to your success?
Today’s video features real estate mogul, Barbara Corcoran. The interview runs about 7 minutes and includes some great perspective from Barbara. She advises entrepreneurs to “grow the business before you’re ready” and to figure out what your gift is. Having her boyfriend comment, “You’d be great in real estate sales,” was Barbara’s turning point years ago. What do people say you’d be great at doing? It may be worth some consideration.