Jul 17, 2020
in this Episode:
- When building a team, your new team member should be someone
that you would invite over to your house for dinner.
- Just because you’ve heard someone say something previously,
doesn’t mean if you hear them say it 10 months from now that it
won’t resonate with you. You can get something different out of it
because you’re in a different place.
- Steve has set his goal to finish his coffee table quote book
- An entrepreneur should never love a product or service, they
should love problems and solving them. In order to be a successful
entrepreneur, someone has to buy your product or service, otherwise
it’s just a hobby.
- Juliet said Steve was right.
- Hire a business coach. Tiger Woods is the greatest golfer in
the world, and he has a coach. Just because you’re doing well
doesn’t mean that you don’t need a coach.
- Every decision that you make is either moving you towards your
goal or away from your goal.
- The most successful entrepreneurs are those who are never
afraid to say “I don’t know,” and then go and ask somebody to help
them. As entrepreneurs, our pride can get in the way, and there’s a
lot of value in saying “I don’t know that” to yourself and
- The best book to read is the one that’s closest to you, and
read everything you can.
- When it’s working right, a family business can be the greatest
thing, but when it’s not working it really doesn’t work.
- 70% of all businesses that fail were profitable when they went
out of business.
- Most entrepreneurs only deal with one facet of their industry,
product, or service. If you’re looking for something different to
do and you are already familiar with one industry, it doesn’t mean
that you have to jump into a new industry to start something
Today, co-hosts become guests and reflect on the
interesting conversations that have happened during the first 11
episodes on the Smart Man Smarter Woman Podcast. Ten years of being
persistent in business and life together, to winning awards, and
launching Kninja (the “K” is silent) to writing the book “The
Kninja Way – Our Journey to the Firm of the Future,” and the
journey is still far from over.
Adam Vitovsky / CC BY