"Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and then become more extraordinary because of it" - Robertson Davies
Have you ever thought about what it takes to become an Extraordinary business owner? Does it mean you become an overnight success? Or could it be because you choose to take advantage of adversity and use crisis to your advantage?
The Chinese characters for CRISIS include two word, "Danger" and "Opportunity." Both are equally present during a crisis. The results you get are determined by where you choose to put your focus.
Owning an extraordinary business, even during a crisis, is possible. In order to turn danger into opportunity, we need to continue to display a strong work ethic (even when the possible seems impossible), have a clear vision of the future business we want to create, and learn strategies to take advantage of adversity. A shift in focus is the starting point.
How can we take advantage of adversity in order to rise above and become Extraordinary entrepreneurs and business owners? Here is what I know about adversity:
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