If only the same rules applied to business: the more difficult the challenges, the higher the chances of succeeding. But it’s not. Businesses are not created equally, with even playing fields, the same degree of difficulty and equivalent chances of success. At any given time, the full gamut of factors can be thrown at your businesses: economic headwinds, changes to technology, staff shortages, low profit margins or difficult clients. Small business owners can easily find themselves doing acrobatics to reach their goals, by choice or not.
Have you ever given consideration to the degree of difficulty in your business? Are you doing unnecessary backflips? Let’s look at a few examples of higher degrees of difficulty, for no extra rewards.