Be prepared… if you have an escape plan and adapt to the emergency, you greatly increase your chances of survival.
~Guest Information Book, Skamania Lodge, WA
As I read these words, how to elaborate on them escapes me. They stand alone, perfectly. They strike me as even more profound now than they did when I read them earlier this spring.
This advice brings forward many of the traits of successful entrepreneurs: calm… focused… persistent… prepared… flexible… survivor.
If I were to add anything to the statement, it would be “And keep breathing.”
What do you think?
How do you respond to crisis? What traits do you think are essential to being a successful entrepreneur? What choices have you made that increase your chances of survival?