Yesterday, I linked to 10 success stories in unheard-of sectors.
It was interesting, inspiring - and I would say instructive, as well. The following are a few things I found they had in common:
i.) They faced adversity with hard work and creativity.
ii.) When they saw that old ways can't solve new problems, they changed their business model.
iii.) They knew their business and their industry intimately.
iv.) They understood their own strength, and single-mindedly focussed on it. (Shriram Transport Finance is a superb example.)
v.) And (like ABC and Himadri), they were not coy about learning from others.
I'm getting more than a little tired of advocacy ads. - And brands that link to important issues for their own spill-over benefit. Especially when they betray those important issues, or only pay bullshit reveren...
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