Entrepreneurs aren’t short on ideas. We’re short on time and money to chase all our ideas. A small amount of clarifying your strengths, weaknesses, and passions can save you massive amounts of time and money chasing the wrong things.
“Managing your life and your career is 100% your responsibility… Acting like an owner means taking responsibility for learning about your strengths, weaknesses, and passions… It means you own your own fate. It means you try to make your choices explicit. There are trade-offs to be weighed, and you should try to make them explicit whenever possible.” – Robert Steven Kaplan in What You’re Really Meant To Do
We all own the choices we make in our life. If we own a business, we also determine what that business provides to us, our customers, and our employees. Our choices determine the focus of our personal time and our business.
Not taking the time to identify your strengths and weaknesses can leave you blind to where you have the greatest value in the marketplace. Not being clear on your passions makes you slow or miss to capture opportunities that you would value most.
A small amount of clarifying these things can save you massive amounts of time and money chasing the wrong things. Entrepreneurs aren’t short on ideas. We’re short on time and money to chase all our ideas.
I wish you clarity on what’s best for you. I wish you well.
- Rob Stephens
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