Business models have to be adaptable to survive, and sometimes changing course is necessary to avoid sinking your ship (business).

Below are some things to think about:

  1. Be all in. To keep track of whether your company is on course or veering into uncharted waters, you need to understand every aspect of the businesses and be able to spot mishap from a mile away.
  2. Recognize when a certain kind of customer is a bad fit. Any entrepreneur needs to clearly identify his or her ideal consumer. This will simplify the products that will then get developed, the marketing campaigns that will get deployed and the sales goals that will get set.
  3. Know when less is more. No matter how amazing the product or how creative the staff, startups can’t risk falling behind. That might mean reevaluating what’s really needed.

A flexible business model will allow any startup to stay afloat; just follow these three steps to achieve success.


Inspired by: Entrepreneur - 3 Steps to Take, to Avoid Sinking Your Startup, by Daniel Wesley