Success is never immunity.
Even the biggest businesses fail, as explored in this week’s Must-Read book review. Jim Collins’ How the Mighty Fall is a fascinating look at the demise of huge, multi-billion dollar enterprises — but its lessons are just as applicable to small businesses.
If success leaves clues, so does failure.
Your business isn’t FTX, or Blockbuster, or Nokia. But the same patterns of leadership (or lack thereof) can sink a small business as easily as a giant one. As the leader of your business, it’s critical to avoid doing what more high-profile founders did wrong.
Learn what caused some of the most successful companies in history to crash and burn. Hear the telltale signs of trouble on the horizon, and position your business for longevity, not just growth.
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