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Everyone wants a job until they have it. And then, most are looking for their next position. It’s a cold hard fact. Even if you think your employees are happy and stable, think again.
Entrepreneurism is a journey, or at least it has been for me. What my journey has revealed over the years is that, much like traditional professions, there is a learning curve that you must respect and allow for, to assure yourself some reasonable amount of success.
Although it is not very popular with most startup founders due to the demands of starting a company, getting out of the office is probably the best thing you, as an entrepreneur, can do to aid in your business growth and ultimate success.
What you learn from the inside will tell you a whole lot about what is billed as the “world’s largest business competition”. 43North is in full swing again, in its fourth year of existence.
Throughout my years, I have found that networking is an effective tool that can be used to build a business. Through my own trial and error, I have identified what methods work consistently for any networking event.
I have been watching Theranos and its CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, for a couple of years. I even commented in a past story on the accomplishments she and her company were able to make in attracting large funds from investors.
During my many years in business, I have completed five mergers and one acquisition, and sold four companies. Each transaction was examined closely and always thought to be in the best interest of both the company and those who had ownership stakes in the business.