Learn From The Best

Running a successful business isn’t for the faint of heart, which is why over half of small businesses fail within the first five years of operating. Trying to balance every aspect of business on one person’s shoulders leads to a stressful, chaotic life with little free time. Most businesses owners aren’t afforded the luxury of various departments within the business, relying on no more than a few key people to determine the fate of their career. With such limited time and limited resources, it can be difficult to determine what businessmen should focus on to achieve success.

What better leader to learn from than the co-founder of the first trillion dollar company, Steve Jobs. Jobs sums up in 10 rules how to lead a successful business, narrowing down what leaders should focus on in order to maximize their chances of success. If it worked for Apple, it will work for your business as well. These 10 simple rules focus not on quantitative changes, but qualitative. The video below describes these rules in detail. If you don’t want to watch the video, scroll down for a list of the 10 rules for success.

Steve Jobs’ 10 Rules for Success

  1. Work with the best
  2. Be customer driven
  3. Focus on quality
  4. Stay focused on your mission
  5. Don’t Compromise
  6. Appreciate your team
  7. Do the right things
  8. Create a competitive advantage
  9. Be your own audience
  10. Have fun

Now What?

These rules for success provide a solid foundation for any business. Following these rules will enable entrepreneurs to grow their business and focus on the correct avenues towards growth and achievement. All ventures go through trials and setbacks; problems should be expected and not feared. Use negative circumstances to learn and grow, don’t get discouraged or give up. Pursue your passion and don’t let obstacles stop you from succeeding. Transform your business by applying these rules for success and don’t let anything get in your way!