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The Secret of Small Business Success is…?
Choose the right answer…
a. Focus on what you do best, then give it all you’ve got
This works ONLY
if you understand the principle of leverage
— and you’re applying it effectively in your small business.
Otherwise, you’re headed for trouble. Focusing on what you do best is risky
if you’re so busy working IN
your business (as an employee) that you ignore working ON
it (as an entrepreneur
b. Do only the right things – but only for the right reasons
This is the ONLY correct answer
— because it’s the only
one that ensures that you make no mistakes!
The trouble is, how do you know
what the right things to do are? Or the right reasons for doing them? Besides… in the long run, it doesn’t really matter whether you do the right
or the wrong
things if you do them for the wrong reasons
… then you can’t
c. Work hard… and stay busy!
You’re thinking like an employee/consumer/imitator!
does NOT mean that you’re either productive
. It just means that you’re busy
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