I’m excited to be included in Nerd Wallet’s business advice piece collating Seven Tips From Successful Entrepreneurs: What They Wish They Had Known:
6. Don’t be afraid to change your plans
- Neal M. Bottom of Marble Arch Consultants, Inc.
“Your initial idea of the business will likely not be where you end up. Be open and flexible to the evolution of your product or service. Remain responsive to your customers and the market as this calibration will help strengthen your overall offering.”
- Caroline Ceniza-Levine of SixFigureStart, a career coaching service
“With multiple businesses under my belt now, I can look back and say the best moves I made were opportunistic – following what the market was offering me, rather than trying to impose my assumptions and strategies. Launching a business always means you’ll veer off your plan. Yes I have a loose plan but then I follow the money. When people spend their money, that’s the best kind of feedback you can get.”
Read the other tips in Nerd Wallet: Seven Tips From Successful Entrepreneurs: What They Wish They Had Known.