A lot of people think that people are born successful. For most people, that isn’t true. Most people are not born successful.
Sure, some people are born into a situation; for example, a family business. Others happen to be in the right place at the right time – often when a business is failing and the owners are ready to throw in the towel.
For the most part though, people are successful for one main reason – they see opportunity where others do not.
Here are a few examples to consider.
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For one reason or another, we’re pre-programmed to fear big businesses. As a result, we don’t try, we don’t compete, and we simply just give up. Why is that?
Years ago, being a big business was absolutely required if you wanted to be successful. That’s not the case though anymore. In fact, you don’t need to be Walmart, Google or even Amazon.com to be successful. Instead, you can be (more) successful as a small business – just look at Instagram.
Continue reading Bigger business isn’t necessarily better business
Earlier this week, Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple, unveiled a long-awaited new service — iCloud. Upon initial glance, it seemed more like a revamped version of MobileMe, and it kind of is, except a much more powerful service.
With iCloud, users can seamlessly download any music, apps and books (hopefully there is more to come) that they have purchased through iTunes to any iOS device using simply their Apple ID. What this means is no more cords, more free-time (no more backing up apps), and the ability to keep all of your iOS devices in sync with just one download.
I’ve been fortunate to try this new service out and it’s iCredible! On my laptop, I Continue reading Apple launches iCloud, looks to compete with Amazon and Google