The Best Business Tips I Never Received (But Wish I Did)

What are the best business tips you have ever received? Sometimes it just takes a few words that deeply resonate with you to help you see clearly the path forward. Most of the time though, as entrepreneur, it’s more about a confused and doubtful state of mind than about ah ha moments. You have to sort through all the business tips you received, mostly unsolicited, and all the business ideas your busy mind generates around the clock. These are the most valuable business tips I have never received (but wish I did)   Success takes unambiguous hustle Hustle doesn’t get the respect it deserves in the business world. When you hear the word hustle, you may think of a less-than-legit street deal or of your favorite basketball player hustling up and down the court. In business, if you are afraid to promote your business outside of your comfort zone, if you do not build that prototype with whatever you have, even if it looks like a kindergarten project, etc., you are not hustling.  Let me clarify this: true hustle is an act of focus, not a frenzy. Why is focus so important? Focus is the framework for all thinking: learning, reasoning, problem solving and decision-making. Hustle is like math: some are born hustlers but others have to study hard to acquire this necessary technique.   “Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it all away from you” ~ Mark Cuban Hubris is more dangerous than ignorance Founders are usually convinced that only they can lead their startup/company to success. There is some truth to...