Tag: Bill Bryson

“It is a curious feature of our existence that we come from a planet that is very good at promoting life but even better at extinguishing it.” ― Bill Bryson

As soon as you achieve any element of success in your business, people will notice.  You’ll have fans.  And you will have competitors.

They will cut prices.  They will say bad things about you and your products.  They will copy your ideas. They may try to defeat you with legal loopholes .  Everyone loves a winner but not for long.

Stay focused on your customers by easing their pain and delighting them in the use of your products.

 

Read “A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson

 

BloggingGazelle is written daily by Shawn Carson

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“Black bears rarely attack. But here’s the thing. Sometimes they do…” – Bill Bryson

“Black bears rarely attack. But here’s the thing. Sometimes they do. All bears are agile, cunning and immensely strong, and they are always hungry. If they want to kill you and eat you, they can, and pretty much whenever they want. That doesn’t happen often, but—and here is the absolutely salient point—once would be enough.” ― A Walk in the Woods

There are always good reasons not to go for a walk in the woods.  Bears may be the least of them.  Still, there’s only one way to see a sunset from remote mountaintop.   Adventurers know the risks and take the appropriate measures to hike safely.

There are always good reasons not to follow through with your startup idea.  There are bears in these woods too True entrepreneurs know the risks and take appropriate measures to realize their dream.

 

BloggingGazelle is published daily by Shawn Carson