Our business economy isn’t what it was even 20 to 30 years ago. The industries of business have shifted focus and the way in which we conduct business faces new challenges each day with new technology being released. The measure of success has also changed. In his new summary, Andrew Griffiths outlines his 10 year experience with growing his business, what worked and didn’t work and reinforces that to be successful, you have to be willing to invest both time and money.
- One business researcher suggests that it takes at least a decade to build a successful business following and to weed through initial mistakes and learn what truly works for a specific business.
- Although staying relevant by keeping abreast of trends matters, it is most important to keep the long view ever in mind, and not put hustle ahead of patient long-range strategic progress.
- One key factor to keep always in mind is to meet and exceed your customers expectations.
“Then miraculously, at about the 10 year mark, everything starts to work and the business is an overnight success.”