Luck’s Inevitable Role in Business-Building

There are no guarantees to entrepreneurial success. Your concept may be bold, your Heart quotient high, your Smarts and Guts peaking, but external factors beyond our control are always at play. The business environment is fickle, and business-builders can’t ever fully predict where their concepts, or plans, will take them. Last-minute glitches or UKVs—unforeseen killer variables—are always lurking and threatening havoc, especially in early-stage businesses. A client may default, a promised source of funding may disappear, the world’s markets may sour—any of these can shift your trajectory in an instant. ...

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