My rating: 9/10
Success comes from persistently improving and inventing, not from persistently doing what's not working.
So please don't think you need a huge vision. Just stay focused on helping people today.
As long as there was more in than out, everyone was happy.
“What's your growth rate? What's your retained earnings rate as a percentage of gross? What are your projections?” I'd just say, “I have no idea. I don't even know what some of that means.
The Tao of business: Care about your customers more than about yourself, and you'll do well.
If you find even the smallest way to make people smile, they'll remember you more for that smile than for all your other fancy business-model stuff.
Business is as creative as the fine arts. You can be as unconventional, unique, and quirky as you want. A business is a reflection of the creator.
Just pay close attention to what excites you and what drains you