The Perfect Storm: A Trifecta of Opportunity
The new issue of SUCCESS hits newsstand today! This issue features our cover story with Richard Branson on Going for Bold. July is one of our most important issues. This is the month we focus on entrepreneurship, and it couldn’t be at a better time.
While it might look like a tough time for the national or global economy, we are actually in the middle of the perfect storm for entrepreneurship. In fact, it is my prediction that 20 to 30 years from now we will look back longingly at these times and call this the greatest window of entrepreneurial opportunity of our lifetime. It is over the next 12-18 months that the wildly successful companies of tomorrow will be born or make their bold move.
Candidly, this is no great prophecy. Did you know that 16 of the Dow 30 companies were started in a recession or depression? It’s true; these are companies like Procter & Gamble, Disney, McDonald’s, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson and others—once entrepreneurial startups, now the behemoths of industry. read more »