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Speed

Getting things done in a quick manner is one of the many reasons why startups are able to reach their goals and milestones. It makes a difference when a startup is able to launch on time or when it moves much faster than competitors. Successful startups never delay the process of getting things done, and work as much as needed until something is complete. The most productive people are the ones who make the most of their time. Regarding speed, having knowledgable people in-house really makes a difference. Faster you make the mistakes, faster you learn from them, improve and, be better.

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Ability to Adapt to Changes

The best startups are always willing to adapt to new technologies. Adapting to change can lead to major breakthroughs. During the early years, the startup will need to iterate the product plenty of times until they are able to find the secret sauce and get it right.

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Execution

Lastly, having an idea is just the beginning and really, execution is 98% in determining each business' success. For this part, the experience of the team is critical as their backgrounds will help towards making more good decisions than bad ones.

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Top 11 Reasons Startups Succeed

Startups are literally a journey into the unknown and entrepreneurs need to be comfortable with taking on ambiguity, uncertainty and multiple challenges.

Unfortunately, on average, 9 out of 10 startups will go out of business, and the remaining that are able to survive and succeed are the o...

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Vision

A well-defined vision is a skill or gift that every company leader needs in order to cross the finish line. It will be the major force behind an entrepreneur’s success and will serve as a compass in tough times. A startup needs to envision how to monetize from the very beginning. The first dollar...

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Determination

Strong determination is always necessary for success to take place. A successful startup emphasizes the significance of determination when building a business and never quits, especially when the road gets bumpy and scary. There are many challenges that will arise and the startup team needs deter...

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Budget Masters

A successful startup is efficient in managing its finances and able to operate very lean. Every angle should have its own budget assigned and unnecessary expenses should be avoided. It is important to know what the company needs in order to accomplish milestones and budget accordingly. When resou...

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Social Skills

Networking is another reason for startup success. A founding team that knows powerful and influential people in the business is completely priceless and can open the doors to partnerships and to find angel investors in a minu...

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Discipline

Discipline starts with self-control and is a product of a strong self-imposed personal standard. Without discipline, startups fail to succeed in business even if situated in the best economy. Self-discipline leads to positive work ethic, and work ethic leads to getting things done effectively and...

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Fundraising Skills

Cash flow is the blood line of any business. This means that businesses can be ruined with inadequate capital. Successful startups are the ones that have sufficient capital to run their business operations. The primary duty of a startup CEO is to be able to do startup fundraising. A ...

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Unwavering Belief

Every business’s success revolves around taking risks. Successful startups are prepared to take risks. As they say, the most profitable investments usually require high amounts of risk. However, such decisions need to have a solid due diligence in order to avoid as much as possible the downfall i...

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Master of Time Management

Startup life can be rough, between the mountain of things to do and limited staff and resources, the company's success hinges on the team's productivity and effectiveness to do more with less. I was once told by a savvy and very successful business man that having things to do will never be an is...

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Speed is often overlooked, but is a very important factor

Speed is often overlooked, but is a very important factor

Every human should be able to run a mile in 8 minutes with proper form.

If you can’t run an 8-minute mile, there’s a good chance you’re not able to open up your stride, quicken your cadence, or don’t have adequate muscle conditioning for the length of your run. 

Speed reading and information retention

Speed reading can help you skim to content, which is useful at times. However, speed reading cannot help you read faster and retain more information.

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