This gentleman has found the words that match some of my own experiences (and which momentarily allay some of my fear)
Offered in admiration of his wisdom.
A recent blog post from Alan Cohen about business startups has caught my attention. In surveying what “experts” say is needed to have a successful new venture, the author found evidence of what he calls “the start-up trifecta”:
A brief (and perhaps little unfair) survey of recent entrepreneurial literature boils down to what I call the “start-up trifecta”:
- Doing your homework about the market/having a brilliant insight about technology
- Gaining sufficient investment and strong investors/advisors
- Finding great talent: hire “A” players.
These are the things that most companies focus on, with the belief that, if they have them in abundance, everything will be okay. Not so, he says.
In his experience, companies that succeed want it more.
The Church Planting Trifecta
In the Church, we are guilty of this same line of thinking. Whether it is about starting new churches or saving old ones, we believe that if we just…
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