Something like 90% of businesses fail within the first two years. The main reasons? Structure, strategy, and accountability.
When you’ve got millions of shareholders you have to report to (like Apple, for example), Wall Street analysts break down your company and try to out-predict you, and you’re on a whole other level of business. Most small businesses don’t have that same pressure to perform, though, which can be both good and bad.
With my background on Wall Street, helping businesses raise money from investors, I’ve learned a lot of strategies that Fortune 500 companies use. Today, we’re going to apply those to the common farm.