I don’t think it’s any secret that building a team or building a business is hard. And yet, too often, I see well-meaning entrepreneurs go full-steam ahead and then crash and burn.
Don’t get me wrong — to succeed in business you need that drive and determination and get it done attitude, but you also need clarity, consistency, and deliberateness to play the infinite game.
As a visionary, entrepreneur or business leader, the last thing you want is for someone to tell you want to do. Believe me, I get it! But when we hide from the truth, we are just doing ourselves a disservice.
Ben Horowitz, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz and the author of The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers wrote, “Hard things are hard because there are no easy answers or recipes. They are hard because your emotions are at odds with your logic. They are hard because you don’t know the answer and…