What you can learn about successful businesses from looking at airplanes
You may find it hard to believe, but when I started my first business, I didn’t know how to ask for help. I tried to figure it out on my own. That’s right, the “mastermind group guy” didn’t even know such groups existed!
I couldn’t see that other people in my life were there to help. I would never have thought to ask my peers in the industry for pointers. After all, they were the competition! There was no way they’d ever give me advice.
Luckily, I didn’t stay in that scarcity mindset forever. It took a while, but I mustered the courage to seek wisdom from successful people. It was hard to admit I didn’t know how to read a profit and loss statement. I’m talking about basic business stuff. I had no clue how to do a lot of the things that create a healthy business.
Sales and marketing came naturally to me, but...